Rahi Sarnobat Biography

Rahi Sarnobat

Quick Facts About Rahi Sarnobat

Celebrated Name Rahi Sarnobat
Age 30 Years
Nick Name Rahi Sarnobat
Birth Name Rahi Jeevan Sarnobat
Birth Date 1990-10-30
Gender Female
Profession Athlete
Nationality Indian
Birth Nation India
Place Of Birth Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
Horoscope Scorpio
Religion Hinduism
School Usharaje High School
College / University Vivekanand College
Career Start 2001
Awards Arjun Award
Father Jeevan Sarnobat
Mother Prabha Sarnobat
Marital Status Single
Height 5 ft. 1 inches
Weight 75kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Athlete Career
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

Rahi Jeevan Sarnobat is a female athlete from India who completes the 25-meter pistol shooting event. She was the first Indian pistol shooter to win an ISSF World Cup gold and the first Indian woman shooter to win gold at the Asian Games. She is the first female Indian shooter to qualify for the 25-meter sports pistol event in the Olympics. On 22 August 2018, she became the first Indian woman to become an individual Asian Games gold medalist in shooting by winning the 25-meter pistol event with a Games record score of 34. At the Munich World Cup event in 2019, she won the gold medal and sealed her place for the Tokyo Olympics.

What is Rahi Sarnobat Famous For?

  • Being a record-breaking 25m pistol shooter from India.
  • Being the first Indian pistol shooter to win an ISSF World Cup gold and the first Indian woman shooter to win gold at the Asian Games.
  • Being the first female Indian shooter to qualify for the 25-meter sports pistol event in the Olympics.

Rahi Sarnobat parents

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Where is Rahi Sarnobat From?

Rahi Jeevan Sarnobat was born on 30 October 1990. Her birthplace is Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India. She was born to her father, Jeevan Sarnobat, and his mother, Prabha Sarnobat. She attended Usharaje High School and Vivekanand College in Kolhapur. He holds Indian nationality. Her religion is Hinduism. Her horoscope sign is Scorpio.

Rahi Sarnobat Career

  • She decided to choose shooting as her career in 2007.
  • She won her first gold medal at the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune, India.
  • In 2010, she secured two golds at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India.
  • After winning bronze in the 2011 World Cup, she got selected for the 2012 London Olympics and became the first female Indian shooter to qualify for the 25-meter sports pistol event in the Olympics.

Rahi Sarnobat Record

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  • She became India's first pistol shooter to win a gold medal in the World Cup when she won the 25-meter pistol event in the ISSF World Cup in Changwon.
  • In the 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow, she won gold in the women's 25-meter pistol event.
  • In the 2014 Asian Games Incheon (South Korea), she bagged a bronze medal in the 25m pistols with her teammates Heena Sidhu and Anisa Sayyed. 
  • In May 2015, she was recommended for the country's prestigious Arjuna Awards by the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI).
  • On 22 August 2018, she became the first Indian woman to become an individual Asian Games gold medalist in shooting by winning the 25-meter pistol event with a Games record score of 34.
  • In 2018, Maharashtra Government announced ₹50 lakhs for her after her victory in the Asian Games.   
  • On 25 September 2018, the Government of India conferred her with the Arjun Award. 
  • At the Munich World Cup event in 2019, she won the gold medal and sealed her place for the Tokyo Olympics.
  • She then won 25m silver at the 2021 New Delhi ISSF World Cup and has been included in the Indian shooting squad for the Tokyo Olympics. 

Rahi Sarnobat Gold Medal

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Rahi Sarnobat Boyfriend 

Looking at her personal life, she is not married. She is focusing on her professional career. She might be dating a handsome boy at present or might be single. Any updates on her love life will be updated here.

Rahi Sarnobat Height and Weight

Rahi Sarnobat stands at a height of 1.60m i.e. 5 feet and 1 inch tall. She has a bodyweight of 75kg. She has an athletic body build. Her eye color and hair color are black. Her sexual orientation is straight.

Rahi Sarnobat Net Worth and Salary

Rahi Sarnobat is a very talented and successful athlete. Being an athlete, she earns from her professional career as an athlete. As of 2021, her net worth is not revealed yet. Any updates of her net worth will be updated here soon.

Did You Know?

  • She was the first Indian pistol shooter to win an ISSF World Cup gold and the first Indian woman shooter to win gold at the Asian Games.
  • She is the first female Indian shooter to qualify for the 25 metre sports pistol event in the Olympics
  • On 22 August 2018, she became the first Indian woman to become an individual Asian Games gold medalist in shooting by winning the 25 metre pistol event with a Games record score of 34.
  • On 25 September 2018, the Government of India conferred her with the Arjun Award.
  • Her inspiration is fellow Maharashtra and 50m rifle pro World Champion Tejaswini Sawant.