Apurvi Chandela Biography:
Apurvi Chandela is an Indian Sport Shooter and she represents India in a 20km Race walking event. He was born on Monday, January 4, 1993, in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. Her father Kuldeep Singh Chandela is a hotelier and sports enthusiast and her mother Bindu Rathore is a national basketball player.
She did her schooling at Mayo College Girls School, Ajmer, Rajasthan and Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls’ School, Jaipur, Rajasthan. Apurvi then finished her graduation from Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University.
Initially, she wanted to become a sports journalist because of her love for sports. Later, she dropped the plan and decided to try shooting. For practice, she used to travel at least 45 kilometres from her home to the shooting range. Later, Apurvi father Kuldeep Singh had set up a shooting range at their home.
In 2012, she won the Bronze medal in the state-level championship. Later that year, she won the Gold medal at the National Shooting Championships held in New Delhi, in a 10m air rifle event.
In 2014, She won her first international medal at the Intershoot Championships held in The Hague, Netherlands. In the same event, she won a total of 4 medals, 2 medals each in Individual and Team events.
All Wiki Biography:
|Full Name||Apurvi Singh Chandela|
|Profession||Indian Sport Shooter|
|Event||10-metre air rifle|
|Coach/Mentor (s)||Rakesh Manpat|
|Date of Birth||January 4, 1993 (Monday)|
|Age (as in 2021)||28 Years|
|Birth Place||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|Hometown||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|School||Mayo College Girls School, Ajmer, Rajasthan|
Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls’ School, Jaipur, Rajasthan
|College||Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University|
|Education Qualifications||B. A. Honours in Sociology|
She then participated in her debut ISSF World Cup 2015 in Changwon, China, and won a Bronze medal. Later that year, she won the Silver medal at the ISSF World Cup Final held in Munich.
In 2018, She won a Bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games participation in Gold Coast, Australia, in 10m air rifle individual. She then made her debut at the Asain Games held in Jakarta and won a Bronze medal with his partner Ravi Kumar in a 10m air rifle mixed event.
In 2019, She clinched 3 Gold medals and a Silver medal at the ISSF World Cup. In the same year, She won 2 Gold medals in 10m air rifle individual (each in Munich and New Delhi), a Gold and a Silver in 10m air rifle mixed in Rio de Janeiro and Munich respectively.
In 2020, she secured her spot in the Tokyo Olympics.
Apurvi Chandela Achievements:
- Commonwealth Games 2014 (10 m air rifle): Gold Medal
- World Cup Final 2015 (10 m air rifle): Silver Medal
- World Cup 2015 (10 m air rifle): Bronze Medal
- Commonwealth Games 2018 (10 m air rifle): Bronze Medal
- Asian Games 2018 (10 m air rifle mixed team): Bronze Medal
- World Cup Final 2019 (10 m air rifle mixed team): Silver Medal
- World Cup 2019 (10 m air rifle): Gold Medal
- World Cup 2019 (10 m air rifle mixed team): Gold Medal
Physical Stats & More
|Height (Approx)||155 cm (in Centimeters) |
1.55 m (in meters)
5’1” (in feet inches)
|Weight (approx)||55 kg (in kilograms)|
114 lbs (in pounds)
|Parents||Father: Kuldeep Singh Chandela|
Mother: Bindu Rathore
|Siblings||Sister: Tejasvi Chandela|