Apurvi Chandela
Country India
Date of Birth 1993-01-04
Age 27 years
Birth Place India
Major Teams India
Playing Details 10m Air Rifle
Apurvi Chandela, 10m Air Rifle Women, Shooting
  • Group
    6th Aug, 5:00pm
    Rank:34 Points:411.6
    NOT QUALIFIED

Achievements

  • 2012 National shooting championships,New Delhi: Gold medal(10 metres air rifle event)

  •  2014 Commonwealth Games: 2 individual and 2 team medals includes a Gold medal
  •  ISSF World Cup 2015,Changwon Bronze Medal(10m air rifle)
  • Swedish Cup Grand Prix Tornament:  Gold medal(Women’s 10 metre air rifle event)

 

Biography

 

Apurvi was born to a Chandela Rajput family in Jaipur. Her father's name is Kuldeep Singh Chandela, a hotelier, and mother is Bindu Rathore.


She did her schooling from Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls' School, Jaipur.She studied Sociology honours from Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University.

 

In 2012, Chandela won the gold medal in the 10 metres air rifle event at the National shooting championships in New Delhi, her first year in the senior circuit. 

 

In 2014, she won four medals at the Intershoot Championships at The Hague, that included two individual and two team medals.In the same year, she won the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, having scored 206.7 points in final, in the process creating a new games record.

 

Chandela qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the 10m air rifle event. She placed 34th in the qualification round.