Sanjeev Rajput

Indian shooting staring at radical changes after Tokyo flop show

Instead of stepping up their performance in Tokyo, the 15-strong squad crumbled under the mighty Olympic pressure.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Aishwary, Sanjeev fail to qualify for medal event in 50m Rifle 3 Positions

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar amassed 1167 (63x) points at an average of 9.725 after shooting 120 shots on the target in three positions while compatriot Sanjeev Rajput gathered 1157 (55x).

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Onus on Sanjeev Rajput, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar to avoid another medal-less campaign in shooting

India, who were expected to do well in shooting, are staring at the prospect of two straight Olympics without medals with only the men's 50m event still to go.

published on : 1st August 2021

Mission Olympics: Shooting stars reach Tokyo, may start training from July 19

Having spent four-five hours at the airport for Covid tests and immigration formalities, the Indian shooting team reached the Games Village in the afternoon. 

published on : 17th July 2021

Become part of largest vaccine drive, say top Indian athletes

Top Indian athletes have requested the citizens of the country to become a part of the 'largest vaccine drive' initiated by the government.

published on : 11th April 2021

Gold winners Rajput and Sawant banking on experience for Olympics test

Competitions ahead of the Olympics are at a premium with no official word yet on the Korea and Baku World Cups.

published on : 27th March 2021

Lead-up to Tokyo Olympics most important part of my life, says Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput

Rajput secured his Tokyo Olympics quota in the 2019 Rio de Janeiro World Cup when he gunned down a silver in the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event.

published on : 26th March 2021

India's Sanjeev Rajput, Tejaswini Sawant win gold under 50m rifle three positions mixed team

The Indians beat Ukraine's Serhiy Kulish and Anna Ilina 31-29 in the gold medal match, using their years of experience to good effect to emerge victorious.

published on : 26th March 2021

Delhi World Cup a test event before Tokyo Olympics: Rifleman Sanjeev Rajput

Barring those in shotgun, Indian shooters' last international appearance was the season-ending ISSF World Cup Finals in Putian, China, from where they returned with an impressive medal haul.

published on : 18th March 2021

Commonwealth Games 2018: Sanjeev Rajput claims gold in 50m rifle 3 positions

Sanjeev Rajput won the gold medal in the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event with a games record at the 21st Commonwealth Games.

published on : 14th April 2018