Sanjeev Rajput: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Last Updated: Jul 17, 2012, 16:44 PM IST

Full Name: Sanjeev Rajput

Born: 5 January, 1981 (31 years)

Sports: Shooting (50m Rifle 3 Positions)

Unlike his other shooting compatriots, Sanjeev Rajput may not be a famous name but like every member of the shooting team he is one of the medal hopefuls for the country.

Sanjeev booked a berth for the London Games when he won the gold medal in 50m Rifle 3 Positions at shooting World Cup in Changwon, Korea in April, 2011.

Sanjeev was conferred Arjuna award in 2010. He, however, failed to qualify for the Delhi Commonwealth Games.

He came back by winning a silver medal in 10m Air Rifle (Pairs) at Guangzhou Asian Games the very next month.