Sunday, August 14, 2005
Youth Icon of the year Rathore
Shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore reached the final of the men's double-trap shooting event at the 28th Olympic Games in Athens.
He is the only Indian to take our Indian flag to Olympic. He enters the Global shooting in 2000. His next plan is Beijing Olympic.
He is a role model for Indian sports man.
Besides the Olympics silver, the 34-year-old officer of the Army has won ISSF World Cup gold medal in Sydney and three gold medals at the first Afro-Asian Games held in Hyderabad last year.
He has also won the Asian Clay Shooting Championship held at Bangkok and Masters Cup Shooting Championship in Czech Republic last month.
He entered the Olympics by winning the bronze at the World Championship in Delhi.
The officer hails from an army family in Rajasthan and graduated from National Defence Academy.