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Sanjeev Rajput Biography

Sanjeev Rajput is an Indian shooter and a recipient of the prestigious Arjuna award. Though not as famous as his compatriots, he is still regarded as an excellent prospect for a medal for India. He won three Gold and a Silver medals at SAF Games, Islamabad, 2004. He also won the 50m Free Rifle three-position and the 10m Air Rifle Champion of Champions events. In 2005, he was part of the team took home a gold in Common Wealth Shooting Championship, Melbourne, for the 50m Rifle 3 position event. He won bronze medals in the 2006 Asian Games, Doha and in the 2006 Commonwealth Games for the Men's 50m Rifle Prone. He took part in 33rd National Games Guwahati from Services team and won three Gold and a Silver medals including individual Gold in 50m Rifle Prone and three position event. In year 2007, he won the Olympic berth by making a New National Record of 1170/1200 in ISSF World Cup Fort Benning, USA. In 2009, he won 4 Gold and 2 Silver from the SAG Shooting Championship, Dhaka. and a team Gold of Air rifle from Asian Air Gun Championship, Doha. He followed it up with a double Gold in 50m Rifle 3position event with the New Meet Record in Common Wealth Shooting Championship 2010. He also won Silver medals in ISSF World Cup Sydney, 2010 in 10m Air Rifle and 10m Air rifle event in Asian Games Guangzhou, China. In 2011, he won gold medal in World Cup held in Changwon, Korea. which earned him a spot in the London Olympics. Presently Sanjeev Rajput is a Master Chief Petty Officer - II of Indian Navy.

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Olympian shooter Sanjeev Rajput accused of attempting rape
Olympian shooter Sanjeev Rajput accused of attempting rape
Sanjeev has been accused by the same victim of rape earlier this month.
Indian shooters end Junior World Cup at 2nd spot
Indian shooters end Junior World Cup at 2nd spot
Three Indians make the cut for ISSF World Cup Finals
Three Indians make the cut for ISSF World Cup Finals
Jitu Rai, Sanjeev Rajput and Mairaj Ahmad Khan to represent India in the season-ending ISSF World Cup Finals next month.
Shooting World Cup: Sanjeev Rajput wins silver in 50m Rifle 3P event in Baku
Shooting World Cup: Sanjeev Rajput wins silver in 50m Rifle 3P event in Baku
Rajput put forth a consistent performance in the final.
Narang reaches second shooting World Cup final in four days
Narang reaches second shooting World Cup final in four days
Shooting World Cup: Indians Gagan Narang and Chain Singh cruise past elimination rounds
Shooting World Cup: Indians Gagan Narang and Chain Singh cruise past elimination rounds
56 shooters will be vying for a place in the finals in the next round.
ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai, Prakash Nanjappa to feature on Day 2
ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai, Prakash Nanjappa to feature on Day 2
A look ahead to Day 2 of the ISSF World Cup.
India at the Asian Shooting Olympic qualifier: A Review
India at the Asian Shooting Olympic qualifier: A Review
A look at how India fared in the final Olympic qualifier ahead of Rio 2016.
Sanjeev Rajput qualifies for Rio Olympics 2016
Sanjeev Rajput qualifies for Rio Olympics 2016
Rajput won one of three places in the finals, securing India's 12th quota spot for the Rio Olympics - the largest ever shooting quota.
Chronicling all the Indian sportspersons who have qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics so far
Chronicling all the Indian sportspersons who have qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics so far
We are 3 months away from the start of the 28th edition of the Olympics and India certainly seem to be building a competent contingent.
Abhinav Bindra seals quota place; qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympics
Abhinav Bindra seals quota place; qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympics
Abhinav Bindra finished sixth in the finals of the 10m Air Rifle event on Thursday.
Top 10 Indian shooters of all time
Top 10 Indian shooters of all time
A look at the Top 10 Indian shooters of all time.
Chain Singh misses World Cup finals by a point
Chain Singh misses World Cup finals by a point
Chain Singh Changwon (South Korea), April 15 (IANS) India's rifle troika of Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang, Chain Singh and Sanjeev Raj ...
Indian trio qualify for final round in shooting World Cup
Indian trio qualify for final round in shooting World Cup
India's shooting troika of Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang, Chain Singh and Sanjeev Rajput, qualified for the final of the men's 50 metre Rifle 3 positions event of the World Cup
Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang fail to impress at Rifle/ Pistol World Cup
Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang fail to impress at Rifle/ Pistol World Cup
Abhinav Bindra and Gagan Narang fail to seal Rio Olympic berths at the Rifle/ Pistol World Cup in South Korea.
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