The Journey of Chinki Yadav, From Past to Present


Chinki Yadav is an Indian shooter who focuses on the 25m Air Pistol event. She is best known for qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after storming into the ultimateof the 2019 Asian Shooting Championships held in Doha.

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Chinki was born on 26th November 1997 within the city of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. She lived duringa single-room dormitory together with her family within the Tatya Tope Nagar Sports Complex. Her father Mehtab Singh Yadav worked as an electrician within thesame Sports academy. As a toddler, Chinki was always curious aboutsports. She would accompany her father to the shooting galleryat the complex every morning. She started playing this sport at the age of fourteen.


During her childhood, Chinki also participated in gymnastics. Her brother, Rajesh took up the shotgun but didn’t pursue it for too long. Chinki is simply 23 years old and she or he is currently working as an Assistant director .


Coach- Jaspal Rana

Chinki took up pistol shooting and began training at the Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy where she trained under former Asian Games champion and current national pistol coach Jaspal Rana. She made into the senior team this year with consistent performance in domestic competition and trials.
Chinki participated within the 2015 Asian Shooting Championships in Kuwait where she won the trophy within the 25m Air Pistol junior event.
She won the trophy within the 25-meter pistol team event at the 2016 ISSF Junior World Cup in Gabala.
Chinki also won the trophy at the 2016 ISSF Junior World Championships in Suhl within the 25-meter pistol team event.
In the very next year, Chinki went on to win another trophy within the 25 m air pistol team event in Suhl.
In 2019, Chinki qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games as she achieved a career-best qualification score of 5.


Age (as of 2021)- 23 years old
Gender- Female
Zodiac sign- Sagittarius
Nationality- Indian
Hometown- Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Marital Status- Single
Net worth- Not Known
Qualification- Graduated
Religion- Hinduism
Hobbies- Travelling and Watching movies

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