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Vijay Kumar Biography

Vijay Kumar is a sport shooter from India, who is famous for winning silver medal in the individual 25 metre rapid fire pistol event at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Vijay Kumar appeared in the sporting radar as a prospective talent when he took home 2 gold medals- one for the individual 25 meter rapid fire pistol competition and another for the pairs competition in the same event together with Pemba Tamang- from the 2006 Commonwealth Games. The same year, he won a bronze medal in the Asian Games and the next year, a silver at the Asian Championship. He also won a silver medal at the 2009 ISSF World Cup Beijing in rapid fire pistol. In the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in New Delhi, he won 3 gold medals and one silver following a performance that can be termed impressive at the least. He is presently a serving Subedar Major in the Dogra Regiment (16th Battalion) Indian Army.

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Two held for duping Olympic silver medalist shooter Vijay Kumar of Rs 2 crore
Two held for duping Olympic silver medalist shooter Vijay Kumar of Rs 2 crore
The accused were carrying a reward of Rs 10,000 each on their heads.
Olympic silver medalist Vijay Kumar ignored by state government for job, expresses disappointment
Olympic silver medalist Vijay Kumar ignored by state government for job, expresses disappointment
It once again highlights the difficulties faced by India's non-cricketing athletes.
Chennai to host national racing tourney from Friday
Chennai to host national racing tourney from Friday
Rio Olympics 2016: 5 high profile Indian names missing
Rio Olympics 2016: 5 high profile Indian names missing
Some of the big names from previous Olympics won't be going to Rio this summer.
The Indian armed forces and their heroics in the sporting arena
The Indian armed forces and their heroics in the sporting arena
An in-depth analysis into the contribution made by the sportsmen of the armed forces in the sporting success of India.
Vijay Kumar Wins Centre Fire Pistol Gold at 59th National Shooting Championship
Vijay Kumar Wins Centre Fire Pistol Gold at 59th National Shooting Championship
Details from Vijay Kumar's gold medal win at the Nationals.
New Delhi to host Olympic Shooting qualifiers next year
New Delhi to host Olympic Shooting qualifiers next year
Details about Delhi hosting the Asian Shooting qualifiers.
Indian 25m Rapid Fire Pistol team clinch bronze at the Asian Shooting Championships
Indian 25m Rapid Fire Pistol team clinch bronze at the Asian Shooting Championships
Details from Indian Men's team bronze medal win.
SCORECARD 2015 brings together Olympic medalists for televised dicussion
SCORECARD 2015 brings together Olympic medalists for televised dicussion
Leading figures will take part in a discussion about what ails our performance at the Olympics
India’s Shooting Squad Eye Rio Quota Berths at the ISSF World Cup in Gabala
India’s Shooting Squad Eye Rio Quota Berths at the ISSF World Cup in Gabala
Can India seal more Olympic berth at the ISSf World Cup, starting on Monday?
2016 Rio Olympics: Profiling the 7 shooters who have booked a place
2016 Rio Olympics: Profiling the 7 shooters who have booked a place
  India’s shooting medal winners 5 Indian Shooters have qualified for the Rio Olympics, thus occupying all the available slots for India. With ...
What Satnam Singh Bhamara's achievement means for young Indian athletes
What Satnam Singh Bhamara's achievement means for young Indian athletes
What does Satnam Singh Bhamara's achievement mean to the young Indian athlete? Here's a look.
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.
5 Indian athletes who have come from remote villages
5 Indian athletes who have come from remote villages
Mahatma Gandhi once said India’s strength lies in its rural areas. The saying can be applied to almost every walk of life, but it is most applic ...
5 Indian sportspersons who served in the Indian Army
5 Indian sportspersons who served in the Indian Army
The primary job of an Army is to protect the country from any extrinsic threats whatsoever, however, the Indian army, over the years has taken up anot ...
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