Shahzar Rizvi

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Shahzar Rizvi
Personal information
Born (1994-06-18) 18 June 1994 (age 26)[1]
Meerut, India
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
RankNo.1 (1 May 2018)
Event(s)10 metre air pistol
Medal record
Men's shooting
Representing  India
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2018 Changwon 10 m team air pistol
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2018 Mexico 10 m air pistol
Silver medal – second place 2018 Changwon 10 m air pistol

Shahzar Rizvi (born 18 June 1994) is an Indian professional shooter. As a shooter, competing in the 10 metre air pistol event, he won a gold medal in the 2018 ISSF World Cup and in 2017 Commonwealth Shooting Championships. Shahzar shot a world record score of 242.3 points in the final to clinch Gold on his debut in ISSF World Cup.[2]

Shahzar Rizvi started his career in 2009. In 2018 he defeated all the gold medalist Olympians in ISSF World Cup in Mexico with Omprakash Mitharwal. Rizvi is a Team Member of Indian Shooting Team with Manu Bhaker and Omprkash Mitharwal. He created a World Record with a score 242.3 points.

Early life[edit]

His early life was spent in Mawana Khurd, a small village in Meerut, India. He is eldest among three siblings.


  1. ^ "Shahzar Rizvi". Archived from the original on 7 March 2018.
  2. ^ "ISSF World Cup: Debutant Shahzar Rizvi wins gold with world record, Jitu Rai gets bronze". Times Of India. 4 March 2018. Retrieved 7 March 2018.

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