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The recipient of the Arjuna Award, Apurvi Singh Chandela is an Indian Shooting player who represents India internationally in the 10-meter women’s air rifle event. She is a world-class player who ranked number one in 10-meter air rifle shooting.
In her early days, she was fascinated to become a journalist but later she got inspired by Abhinav Bindra’s performance at the 2008 Beijing Olympics to take up shooting as a sport. She made the whole of India proud with her performances at the commonwealth games where she won the gold medal in 2014 and a bronze medal in 2018.
Undeniably, she is the perfect example of women’s empowerment. Currently, she hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
She seems tall with a height of 155 in centimeters and 5’1” in feet & inches. Born on, 4 January 1993, Apurvi has turned 28 years old in the year 2021. She possesses a healthy and fit figure with a weight of 55 kilograms and 121 lbs in pounds.
Her body is complemented by her beautiful brown eyes and her brown hair. Her figure measurements are 32 inches breast, 27 inches waist, and 33 inches hips.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Apurvi Singh Chandela is $1.5 Million approx.
Education / Family
Apurvi was born and raised up in Jaipur, Rajasthan, and belongs to a Hindu family. She is born to her father Kuldeep Singh Chandela who is a hotelier in Rajasthan and her mother Bindu Rathore is a former basketball player. She also has a lovely sister named Tejasvi Chandela who worked as a pastry chef.
As per her education, she received her primary education from two different schools Mayo College Girls School, Ajmer, Rajasthan, and Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls’ School, Jaipur, Rajasthan. Thereafter, she enrolled herself at Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University to complete her B. A. Honours in Sociology.
Apurvi Singh Chandela
|Date Of Birth
|4 January 1993
|In centimeters – 155 cm
In feet inches – 5’1”
|In kilograms – 55 kg
In pounds – 121 lbs
|Air Rifle Shooter
|Mayo College Girls School, Ajmer, Rajasthan
Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls’ School, Jaipur, Rajasthan
|Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University
|Kuldeep Singh Chandela
Career / Fashion And Style
As per her career, at the National shooting championships, she won the gold medal in the 10 meters air rifle event in 2012. She won four medals which include two individual and two team medals at the Intershoot Championships at The Hague in 2014.
She won the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014 and in the next year she won a bronze medal in ISSF World Cup in Changwon. In 2016, she qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the women’s 10m air rifle event. She paired with Ravi Kumar and won a bronze medal in a 10-meter air rifle mixed team event at the 2018 Asian Games.
She won a bronze medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and a gold medal at the 2019 ISSF World Cup. At the (ISSF) World Cup 2019 she won a gold medal in women’s 10m air rifle. In the 2016 Swedish Cup Grand Prix, she scored 211.2 and broke the world record for the second time in three years. She won a gold medal at a private tournament in 2020.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Irrfan Khan, Tom Hanks, and Bradley Cooper
|Alia Bhatt and Priyanka Chopra
|Favorite Musical Instrument
|“Rafa- My Story” of Rafael Nadal, “Open” of Andre Agassi, and “A Shot at History” of Abhinav Bindra
|Mary Kom, Raazi, Angrezi Medium
|Favorite Fiction Book(s)
|Gatte ki Sabji and Daal-Baati
|Hall of Fame and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’s title track
Some Interesting Facts About Apurvi Chandela
- Her nickname is Apu.
- She represented Indians in 10 m air rifle shooting events.
- She is a right-handed player.
- In 2019, she reached world number one in 10 m air rifle shooters.
- In 2014, she received a letter of appreciation from the former President of India Dr. Pranab Mukherjee.
- Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
- She was graduated with B. A. Honours in Sociology.
- She is inspired by former Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra.
- She is an avid animal lover and has three pet dogs.