Best Female Shooters From India

Updated: October 17, 2018 By: Wikilistia Staff

Shooting game started in European countries 500 years ago. It became popular game in 1950 when National Association of America created as sport. Now this game played by all world.
In this game shoot guns like shooting, pistol and rifles, the target reflects the accuracy, control and speed of shooter. There are three major guns that are used in competition rifles, pistols and shotguns.
Shooting is an important and popular Olympic sport in India. Out of 26 Olympic Medals, 4 medals have come from Shooting.

The National Rifle Association of India organises the following tournaments every year NSCC-National Shooting Championship Competitions, AIGVMSC-All India G.V. Mavlankar Shooting Championship, Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Memorial Masters Shooting Championship, Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship, All India Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Inter School Shooting Championship

Women’s shooting events were first included in the Olympics in 1984. There were three events, three position rifle, air rifle and sport pistol.

Best Female Shooters From India [List]
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    1. 1. Heena Sidhu

      Heena Sidhu

      Heena Sidhu born in 29 August 1989 in Ludhiana, Punjab(India). Sidhu received a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2013 also in 2013 Shidhu became first Indian Pistal shooter. On 7 April 2014 Sidhu got first ranking in the world. In 2009, Sidhu won a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Beijing. Recently Sidhu won gold medal in 2018 common wealth games held in Gold Coast, Australia On 7 Feburary 2013, Sidhu married with Ronak Pandit , also a pistol shooter. Sidhu's father was a national sports shooter. Her brother is also a shooter in the 10 metre air pistol event.  

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    2. 2. Suma Shirur

      Suma Shirur

      Suma Shirur was born on 10 May 1974 in Chikkaballapur in the Karnataka state of India. She completed her education in Mumbai. As a part of the Maharashtra Rifle Association, In 1993, she won three silver medals in Maharashtra State Championship. In 1994, she won junior nation championship. In 1997, she won Gold medal in National Games in Bangalore. In 2004 summer Olympics in Athens, Shirur scored 497.2 points in the event. At the 2005 Championships in Bangkok, she won the bronze medal.

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    3. 3. Apurvi Chandela

      Apurvi Chandela

      Apurvi Chandela born on 4 Jan. 1993 in Jaipur. She is 10 meter air rifle shooter and won gold medal in 2014 Commonwealth Games. She did her schooling from Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls' School, Jaipur.She studied Sociology honours from Jesus and Mary College Delhi. In National shooting championships in New Delhi 2012, she won Gold medal in 10M air rifle shooting. She qualified 2016 Rio Olympics and got 34th rank out of 51 contestants. Recently, 9th April 2018 Apurvi Chandela won branze medal in CWG 2018.

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    4. 4. Annu Raj Singh

      Annu Raj Singh

      Annu Raj Singh is an Indian sports shooter, recently she is selected for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018. She also won gold medal in women's pairs 10 metre pistol event along with Heena Sidhu in 2010 commonwealth games. In 2012 Summer Olympics Annu competed in both 10 metre air pistol and 25 metre air pistol.

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    5. 5. Manu Bhaker

      Manu Bhaker

      Manu Bhaker recently won gold medal in 10 metre air pistol event in 2018 commonwealth games held in Gold Coast, Australia. She is one of the best sports shooter who was born on 18th February 2002 in Jhajjar, India. Bhaker also won two gold medal in ISSF world cup 2018 in 10 metre air pistol event. She also won 9 gold medals in 2017 national games held in Kerala.

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    6. 6. Mehuli Ghosh

      Mehuli Ghosh

      Mehuli Ghosh is an Indian sports shooter, recently she won silver medal in 10 metre air pistol in 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Australia. Ghosh also represented India in international junior championship across the world. She completed her schooling graduation from Techno India Group Public School and graduation from Chinsurah, Hooghly.

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    7. 7. Tejaswini Sawant

      Tejaswini Sawant

      Tejaswini Sawant is an Indian professional shooter who was born on 12th September 1980 in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. She represented India 9th South Asian Sports Federation Games in 2004 in Islamabad where she won gold medal. Sawant also won Gold medal 2010 world championships in Munich in 50 metre air rifle prone. Her father was an Indian Navy officer.

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    8. 8. Anjum Moudgil

      Anjum Moudgil

      Anjum Moudgil is an Indian sport shooter who won many medals for her country in various competitions and championships. He was born on 5th January 1994 in Chandigarh India. She won seven international medals in international competitions. Anjum represented India in 2018 commonwealth games. She started her shooting career in 2009 and competes in in 10 metre air rifle and 50 metre air rifle.

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    9. 9. Seema Tomar

      Seema Tomar

      Seema Tomar was born on 3rd July 1982 in Johri, Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, India. She is a best sport shooter of India and commissioned in Indian Army. Her mother Prakashi Tomar is the oldest shooter of India. Tomar also represented India in 2018 commonwealth games in trap shooting event. She won 11 medals 6 golds, 4 silvers and 2 bronze in her shooting career.

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    10. 10. Varsha Varman

      Varsha Varman

      Varsha Varman is a professional Indian shooter who was born on 1st June 1994 in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. In 2014 Asian games in Incheon she won bronze medal for India. Varman currently studying in Harvard university in United States. Varsha also create a world record in 2014 Asian games in women's double trap event. She represented India in 2018 commonwealth games.

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    11. 11. Saniya Shaikh

      Saniya Shaikh

      Saniya Shaikh representing India in International Shooting Sports Federation. She is an Indian sport shooter who competes in women's skeet event. Her family also created a gun house for her in a town of Meerut. Saniya was born on 25th April 1992 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. She also representing India in 2018 commonwealth games.

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    12. 12. Maheshwari Chauhan

      Maheshwari Chauhan

      Maheshwari Chauhan is a best sport shooter of India who competes in women's skeet shooting event. Chauhan was born on 4th July 1995 in Siana Jalore, Rajasthan. She is the first Indian women who won medal in skeet event in international games. Maheshwari Chauhan representing India in 2018 commonwealth games. She belongs to a middle class family, her father trained her in skeet shooting.

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    13. 13. Shweta Chaudhary

      Shweta Chaudhary

      Shweta Chaudhary was born on 3rd July 1986 in Faridabad, Haryana. She is an Indian sport shooter who competes in 10 and 25 metre air pistol event. She completed her degree in Bachelor of Arts from Lady Shri Ram College for Women. Shweta Chaudhary won 18 gold medals, 15 silver medals and 12 bronze medals in her shooting career. In 2013 Chaudhary married with Prashant Singh. Haryana government also awarded her with Bhim Award for her excellence performance in pistol shooting.

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    14. 14. Gayatri Pawaskar

      Gayatri Pawaskar

      Gayatri Pawaskar is the youngest sport shooter of India who was born on 4th September 1999 in Dadra, Mumbai. Pawaskar competes in 10 metre air rifle event. In 13th Asian Shooting Championships she won her first international gold. Gayatri won 5 medals in her shooting career for the country. She is also a brand ambassador of Wiwigo technologies.

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    15. 15. Shagun Chaudhary

      Shagun Chaudhary

      Shagun Chaudhary is an Indian sport shooter who competes in trap shooting event. She was born 26th June 1983 in Jaipur, Rajasthan. She won many medals for her country in their shooting career. Her father trained her in skeet shooting when she was just 2 years old. She is the first Indian women who qualify for trap event in Olympics. In 2012 summer Olympics she also finished at 20th place in trap shooting event.

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    16. 16. Shreyasi Singh

      Shreyasi Singh

      Shreyasi Singh is an Indian sports shooter who was born on 29th August 1991 in Giddhaur, Banka, Bihar. She completed her graduation from Hansraj College, Delhi. She competes in double trap event. Shreyasi Recently won gold medal in 2018 commonwealth games. Shreyasi also won silver medal in 2014 commonwealth games in Glasgow, Scotland. Her father and grandfather both were president in National Rifle Association of India.    

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    17. 17. Deepali Deshpande

      Deepali Deshpande

      Deepali Deshpande was born on 3rd August 1969 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, she is a Indian professional sports Shooter who won many medals for his country. She won silver medal in Asian Shooting Championship in 2004 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She also participated in 2004 summer Olympics, finishing nineteenth in the rifle three positions.  

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    18. 18. Pooja Ghatkar

      Pooja Ghatkar

      Pooja Ghatkar was born on 1989 in Pune, Maharashtra, she is famous Indian professional sports shooter. She competes in the women's 10 meter air rifle event. In 2013 she participated at senior National Championships in Delhi in 10 meter air rifle event and won gold medal. She also won bronze medal at New Delhi World Cup in 2017. Pooja Ghatkar won many medals for India in various sport shooting competitions and championships.  

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    19. 19. Ayonika Paul

      Ayonika Paul

      Ayonika Paul was born on 23rd September 1992 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, she is famous Indian professional shooter who competes in the 10 metre air rifle event. She passed 12th class from Swami Vivekananda high school and graduated from Pillai College of Engineering, Panvel. Paul won silver medal in 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and bronze medal in ISSF World Cup 2014 in Slovenia. She also represented India in Rio Olympic 2016.  

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    20. 20. Anjali Bhagwat

      Anjali Bhagwat

      Anjali Bhagwat born on 5th December 1969 in Mumbai. She is professional Indian Shooter. She won her first World Cup Final in Milan with score of 399/400 in 2003. She won total 55 Gold, 35 Silver and 16 Bronze medal in Domestic Games. Internationally, She won 31 Gold, 23 silver and 7 Bronze medal. In 2001, she won 3 Gold and 2 silver medals in Commonwealth Championship 2001 England. In 2000, Asian Championships Malaysia she won 1 Gold and 1 silver medal and then after she became world's number one shooter in 10m Air Rifle.

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