Amit Sanghi will forever hold a place in Shooting Sport history as India’s renowned shooter.
The Gold medal in Individual Category at 33rd National Games 2007 was the crowning glory in Amit Sanghi’s stellar sporting career, which includes Gold medals (Team Category), Gold medal in National Shooting competition 2006, and many more laurels.
Born on 2nd October 1977 in Hyderabad, the future Shooting Sport Champion began his sporting journey after taking inspiration from the shooters he saw on television.
Success soon came his way. The Indian shooter went to achieve a milestone of National Record Holder (Skeet) shooting, India’s First World Participant Ranker, India’s First Asian Ranker and also represented the country in World Cup, World Championship, Common Wealth Games, Asian Championship, and International Level many shooting competitions on many occasions.
It was a breakthrough year as he won Gold medals at various events. Amit Sanghi also participated in various shooting championships like 2007 Asian Clay Shooting Championships in Philippines, 2006 Asian Clay Shooting Championships in Singapore, ISSF World Cup at Rome in 2005, and many more.
After hanging up his rifle for good, Amit Sanghi turned his attention to the field of business as he obtained a commerce degree and belonged to a well-known industrialist’s family.
He also started many initiatives whose aim was to make athletes stronger and more aware using sports science and technology. Apart from this, the ex-shooter has also given back to sport in other ways.
He is presently the Vice President of National Rifle Association of India. Presently, he is serving the Shooting Sport Community as the President of Telangana Rifle Association. Amit Sanghi has also held various positions in Shooting Sports fraternity including Vice President of Telangana Olympic Association, President of Hyderabad Rifle Association, and General Secretary of Rifle Association of Ranga Reddy District.