Abhishek Verma Biography:
Abhishek Verma is an Indian Sport Shooter and He represents India in a 10m Men’s Air Pistol event. He was born on Tuesday, August 1, 1989, in Panipat, Haryana, India. His father Ashok Kumar Verma is the former Haryana sessions court’s Judge and his mother Kusum Verma is a housemaker.
After finishing his graduation, he was pursuing law, during this time, He decided to try his hands-on shooting. Abhishek started his professional shooting training in a local shooting academy in Hisar. later, he joined Eklavya Shooting Academy in Gurugram, Haryana to focus on shooting seriously.
He then participated in a shooting competition at the All India University Games 2015 and finished 5th in the shooting event. He then started competing in various national and international shooting competitions.
Initially, his scores were unimpressive after participating in the national championships 2017, he gradually picks up and scoring points well. In 2018, he won his first silver medal was at the Kerala shooting national competition.
From then he started taking shooting more seriously after he received the call for trials. He then made his international debut at the Asian Games 2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia and won the bronze medal in the 10m air pistol event.
All Wiki Biography:
|Real Name||Abhishek Verma|
|Profession||Indian Sport Shooter|
|Event||10m Men’s Air Pistol|
|Date of Birth||August 1, 1989 (Tuesday)|
|Age (as in 2021)||32 Years|
|Birth Place||Panipat, Haryana, India|
|Hometown||Panipat, Haryana, India|
|Education Qualifications||BTech in Computer Science|
A degree in law
Three weeks later, at world championships 2018 held in Changwon, he won a silver medal in a 10 m team air pistol event. In 2019, he won 2 medals at the World Cup held in Rio de Janeiro, a gold medal in 10 m air pistol and a silver medal in 10 m air pistol mixed team events.
He then won the gold medal in the 10m air pistol event at the ISSF world cup in Beijing, China, and secured his berth at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Later that year, he won the gold medal in the 10 m air pistol mixed team and a bronze medal in the 10 m air pistol men’s team at the Asian shooting championships held in Doha.
Abhishek Verma Deswal Achievements:
- World Championships Changwon 2018 (10 m team air pistol): Silver Medal
- Asian Games Jakarta Palembang 2018 (Men’s 10 m air pistol): Bronze Medal
- Asian Shooting Championships Doha 2019 ( 10 m air pistol mixed team): Gold Medal
- Asian Shooting Championships Doha 2019 (10 m air pistol men’s team): Bronze Medal
- World Cup Beijing 2019 (10 m air pistol): Gold Medal
- World Cup Rio de Janeiro 2019 (10 m air pistol): Gold Medal
- World Cup Rio de Janeiro 2019 (10 m air pistol mixed team): Gold Medal
- World Cup New Delhi 2019 (10m air pistol men’s team): Gold Medal
- World Cup New Delhi 2019 (10m air pistol): Bronze Medal
- World Cup New Delhi 2019 (10 m air pistol mixed team): Bronze Medal
Physical Stats & More
|Height (Approx)||170 cm (in Centimeters) |
1.70 m (in meters)
5’ 7” (in feet inches)
|Weight (Approx)||70 kg (in kilograms)|
154 lbs (in pounds)
|Parents||Father: Ashok Kumar Verma|
Mother: Kusum Verma