Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, a name that needs no introduction. He was military personnel, Olympic medalist and now a politician. His journey has been inspiring for many of us. Today we are taking a look at some Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore facts. How did he become the man that he is today? Did you know that Rathore was very good at sports, especially cricket? He could have been a cricketer.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Facts
1. He was born on January 29, 1970, in Jaisalmer.
2. His father, Col Laxman Singh was in India army and his mother Manju Rathor is a teacher
3. Rathor was very good at sports. Before becoming famous in shooting he was selected in Madhya Pradesh state team for Ranji Trophy when he was 15
4. His mother didn’t want him to pursue a carrier in sports and then Rathor appeared in NDA exam
5. He fought in Kargil war 1999 and was a member of the Grenadier (Mewar) regiment.
6. He retired from Army in 2013 as a colonel.
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7. He became a member of parliament for the BJP in 2014.
8. Rathor took up shooting at the age of 28 and won the first silver medal for the country in the shooting.
9. His teenage son Manavadiya is also following his footsteps. He has won the junior national trap title and won gold in u-21 trap event in Khelo India youth games
10. This shouldn’t come as a surprise, he owned 11 guns. During the election and mandatory public declaration of assets. Most of the guns were awarded to him as prizes.
11. He has won 25 international medals at different championships for trap shooting.
12. He has also set a world record in commonwealth games in 2002. He hit 192 out of 200 targets in Men’s double trap events. His record hasn’t been broken yet.
13. Rajvardhan Singh is one of the fittest politicians in India. He regularly hits the gym and likes to maintain a healthy lifestyle. You can see a lot of workout videos on his personal Instagram page.
13. He is also fond of bikes and occasionally does riding trips.
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So here you have it guys. Some of the most interesting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore facts.