Anjum Moudgil

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Anjum Moudgil
Anjum Moudgil at the 12th South Asian Games in 2016.jpg
Anjum Moudgil at the 12th South Asian Games in 2016
Personal information
Birth nameAnjum Moudgil
NationalityIndian
Born (1994-01-05) 5 January 1994 (age 25)
Chandigarh, India
Residencechandigarh
Height165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Sport
Country India
SportShooting
Event(s)Air rifle
University teamPanjab University
TeamIndian Team
Coached byDeepali Deshpande [1]
Achievements and titles
Highest world rankingWorld Number 2 (10m air rifle)

Anjum Moudgil (born 5 January 1994) is an Indian sport shooter. She is from Chandigarh and represents Punjab team in shooting. Completed her Masters in sports psychology. She is also an avid abstract painterand has sold many of her artworks .[2][3][4][5]

Early life[edit]

Anjum took up shooting as a school student while studying in Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School in Chandigarh .[6]. She completed her graduation and post graduation in humanities from DAV College, Chandigarh. [7] She is presently working as Sub Inspector (SI) with Punjab Police, India.[citation needed]

Achievements[edit]

Earlier in 2018, she won a silver medal in the women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions (3P) event at the ISSF World Cup in Mexico. In 2018, at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) she secured the silver medal, where she shot 455.7 points, with scores of 151.9 in kneeling and 157.1 in prone, in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions event. In the qualification round, she broke the CWG Qualifying record by a significant margin. Moudgil has scored 589 (196 in kneeling, 199 in prone and 194 in standing). On 1st May, 2019, Anjum claimed the world number 2 spot in women's 10m Air Rifle ISSF rankings.[8][9][3][3]

  • Silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
  • Silver medal at 2018 ISSF World Cup in Mexico
  • Silver medal in 10m Air Rifle Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Memorial Masters 2017
  • Currently India's No. 1 in Women’s 50m 3P
  • 9th Position- 2016 World Cup, Munich
  • Silver Medal in World University Championship, 2016 Venue
  • Gold Medal in South Asian Games, 2016 Venue

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anjum Moudgil". Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Shooting World Cup: Anjum Moudgil wins silver in women's Rifle 3 Positions". The Times of India. 9 March 2018. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "With bullets and paintbrush, shooter Anjum Moudgil finds her range and canvas". Andrew Amsan. Indian Express. 17 March 2018. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  4. ^ "After shooting silver, Anjum says Haryana,Chandigarh did not back her". Kartik Sood. The Times of India. 10 March 2018. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  5. ^ "CWG 2018: Complete list of India's gold medalist from 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast". Times Now. 15 April 2018. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Shooter of the week aiming high". The Times of India. 24 March 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  7. ^ https://www.hindustantimes.com/chandigarh/4-dav-college-10-shooters-all-set-for-world-cup/story-IZazQ95NEabYpnNXKaqKLK.html
  8. ^ https://www.news18.com/news/other-sports/apurvi-chandela-becomes-world-no-1-in-10m-air-rifle-issf-rankings-2123819.html
  9. ^ PTI (13 April 2018). "CWG 2018: Tejaswini Sawant shoots gold, Anjum Moudgil bags silver as India dominate in shooting". www.livemint.com. Retrieved 21 April 2018.

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