|Famous For||Winning Gold in Asian Games|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 135 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 34 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 13 inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|International Debut||Asian Championships at Tehran in 2016|
|Coach/Mentor||• Jaspal Rana
• Amit Sheoran
|Records (main ones)||• Best Juniors Score: 243.7 (ISSF Junior World Cup, Germany)
• Best Asian Games Score: 240.7
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||• Gold: Asian Games
• Gold: Asia Youth Olympics Games Qualification
• Gold: ISSF Junior World Cup
• Gold: Men's 10-metre air pistol at the 2018 Asian Games
|Date of Birth||11 May 2002|
|Age (as in 2018)||16 Years|
|Birthplace||Kalina village. Meerut, Uttar Pradesh|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Taurus|
|Hometown||Kalina Village, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh|
|Educational Qualification||High School|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Jagmohan Singh (Farmer)
Mother- Brajesh Devi
|Siblings||Brother- Nitin (Elder)
Sister- Sakshi (Elder)
|Favourite Shooter||Abhinav Bindra|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Saurabh Chaudhary
- He was born in a Jat family in Uttar Pradesh.
- In an interview, his family told that he is fully immersed in the sport of shooting and starts practising 5 in the morning every day.
- He first started playing the sport in 2015, just 3 years prior to winning his Asian Games Gold Medal.
- At just the age of 15, he beat Jitu Rai in the final of the KSS Shooting Championship in 2017.
- In December 2017, he qualified for the Youth Olympics Games with a gold medal in the 10th Asia Youth Olympics Games qualification.
- On 21 August 2018, he won the gold medal in the 10m Air Rifle tournament in the Asian Games with a record score of 240.7, beating Japan’s Tomoyuki Matsuda.
- After Saurabh won a Gold Medal for India in Asian Games, the Uttar Pradesh Government announced a ₹50 Lakh prize money and also a Government job to him.
- After his victory in the Asian games, he was congratulated by many celebrities and sports personalities like Virender Sehwag, V. V. S Laxman and Sania Mirza.
What were you doing when you were 16?
Saurabh Chaudhary is shattering records, a new Games Record in Final with score of 240.7 pts. Congratulations for the Gold Saurabh, competing against some of the best in the world. India India ???? pic.twitter.com/zMg3dv5M5h
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 21, 2018