FULL NAME: Shriyanka Sadangi (Also known as Sakhi)
BORN: 10th January, 1995
FAMILY: Col Sitanshu Charan Sadangi (Father), Sudha Sadangi (Mother) Snehanshu Sadangi (Younger brother).
HOME ADDRESS (Present): Delhi Cantonment, Delhi, India.
HOME ADDRESS (Permanent): Modipara, Sambalpur, Odisha, India.
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: Graduated from St Stephen`s College, New Delhi in 2015. Now pursuing her Masters degree at Delhi University.
TYPE OF SHOOTER: Specialises in 10m air rifle precision shooting.
TOTAL INTERNATIONAL MEDALS: 18 (4 gold, 11 silver, 3 bronze)
* Her first medal came at the Delhi Open Shooting Championship in 2006 when she claimed a bronze.
* Bagged a gold each in junior and senior categories of the Haryana State Rifle Championship at New Delhi in August, 2011.
* Won one silver medal in women 10 meter air rifle event of the XVI Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship at Trivandrum on Feb 23, 2016.
* Bagged one gold and one silver medal in women’s 10 metre air rifle event of the All-India Inter-University Shooting Championship that concluded at Chandigarh on February 15, 2014.
* Won one gold and one silver at the KSS Memorial Shooting Championship at New Delhi in Feb, 2012.
* Won one bronze medal in the Masters’ Meet Shooting Championship at Pune in Aug, 2012.
* Bagged one gold and one silver in the Gun For Glory Shooting Championship at Pune in Sept. 2012.
* Claimed three silver medals in the 55th National Shooting Championship 2011 at Pune in Nov, 2011.
* Bagged a gold each in junior and senior categories of the North Zone Shooting Championship at Delhi in November, 2011.
* Bagged two silver and one bronze medals in the 55th National Shooting Championship at Pune in November, 2011.
* Finished third in the Champion of Champions Shooting Competition at Pune in November, 2011.
* Secured the individual silver medal in the Junior Nationals Championship at Jalandhar in 2009.
* Claimed a bronze in the School Nationals and a silver in Junior Nationals in Kerala, 2008.
* Won one gold and one silver in women`s 10m air rifle event of the 12th Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship at New Delhi (Feb 11 to 17).
* Won a bronze medal in the team event of the 2007 Junior National Championship at Ahmedabad.
* Bagged one team gold and two individual silver medals in the Inter Shoot 2017 Shooting Championship held at The Hague in Netherlands from Feb 1 to 4, 2017.
* Won one silver medal in the 10m air fifle women team event of the 9th Asian Airgun Championship, held at Tehran, Iran from Dec 3 to 9, 2016.
* Won two silver and one bronze medals in 10 metre women air rifle event of the Intershoot 2016 international shooting championship, held at the Hague, Netherlands from Feb 5 to 7, 2016.
* Won one silver medal in 10m air rifle junior women team event of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship at Kuwait City in Kuwait on Nov 2, 2015.
* Won one bronze medal in the junior women 10m air-rifle event of the 8th Asian Air-gun Shooting Championship at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi on Sept 28, 2015.
* Selected for the 51st ISSF World Shooting Championship, scheduled to be held at Granada in Spain from September 7 to 20, 2014.
* Finished third in the Super Cup Shooting competition held at Suhl, Germany on May 26, 2014.
* Won one bronze medal in the 10m air rifle junior women team event of the 7th Asian Airgun Shooting Championship at Kuwait on March 11, 2014.
* Won one bronze medal in junior women’s 10-metre air-rifle team event of the 6th Asian Air-gun Shooting Championship at Tehran, Iran on October 24, 2013.
* Won one silver medal in 10m air rifle team event at the Meeting of Shooting Hopes, Plzen, Czech Republic in June 2013.
* Helped India win one gold medal in the women`s 10m air-rifle team event of the Junior International Shooting Championship at Suhl in Germany on June 7, 2013.
* Won one silver medal in the women’s 10m air rifle team event of the 5th Asian Air Gun Shooting Championship at Nanchang in China on Dec 14, 2012.
* Bagged one gold in women`s individual 10m air rifle event and a silver in the team event of the Junior International Shooting Championship at Suhl, Germany on June 15, 2012.
* Bagged a bronze with a score of 398/400 in the team event of the 22nd Meeting of Shooting Hopes at Plzen, Czech Republic on June 8, 2012.
* Represented India in the ISSF World Cup-II at Milal (Italy) and World Cup-III at Munich (Germany) in May, 2012.
* Won two silver medals (individual and team) in 10m air rifle event of the Arab Women Shooting Championship at Sharjah on Feb 8 and 9, 2012.
* Won a silver medal in the 10m air rifle junior women team category of the 12th Asian Shooting Championship at Doha on January 14, 2012.
* Won a gold medal in 10m air rifle junior women team event of the 4th Asian Airgun Shooting Championship at Kuwait in October, 2011.
* Represented India in the 50th ISSF World Shooting Championship at Munich, Germany in 2010.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
* Received the 21st Ekalabya Award for the year 2013 and a cheque of Rs 2 lakhs at Bhubaneswar on December 29, 2013.
* The Press Club of Odisha honoured her with the Sports Woman of the Year Award and a cheque of Rs 25,000 in Bhubaneswar on October 27, 2013.
* Orissa Rifle Association and Good Samaritan Trust felicitated her with cash awards of Rs 11,000 and Rs 25,000 respectively at Bhubaneswar on July 14, 2012.
* Currently training at the Khel Ratna Awardee Gagan Narang`s shooting academy Gun for Glory at Pune, under the guidance of Russian coach Iurii Mikhalkin.
* National Rifle Association of India selected Shriyanka in the senior National squad for the year 2012.
* She was brought up in Delhi.
* In the year 2010, she was ranked second or third in the country in junior category and fifth in senior group.
* Being the daughter of an Army officer, Shriyanka developed interest for shooting naturally.
* The talent in Shriyanka was spotted by Army, under the scheme ‘Mission Olympics: Catch them Young’ in 2006.
* Subedar Krishan Singh and Subedar Pratap Patil taught her the basics of shooting.
* She regards Olympic silver medallist Rajya Vardhan Singh Rathore as her idol.
PROFILE FIRST UPLOADED: June 28, 2010
PROFILE LAST UPDATED: February 13, 2017