Ashi Chouksey Wiki, Height, Age, Family, Biography & More

Ashi Chouksey is an Indian Air Rifle sport shooter who gained recognition in 2022 for winning a silver medal in the women’s 10-metre air rifle team at the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

Wiki/Biography

Ashi Chouksey was born on Thursday, 7 March 2002 (age 21 years; as of 2023) in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. She attended Carmel Convent Senior Secondary School in B.H.E.L, Bhopal, and then in 2022, Ashi Chouksey earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Sports at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. During her school days, Ashi joined the National Cadet Corps (NCC) which offered sport shooting in 2017. She learned sport shooting in Panchmarhi, Bhopal. After completing her school education, she pursued Air Rifle sports shooting professionally at Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy, Bhopal. During the selection trials, Ashi Chouksey was chosen as one of the two candidates out of 225 by the officials.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Black

Ashi Chouksey

Family

Parents & Siblings

Not much is known about her parents.

Husband

Ashi Chouksey is unmarried.

Career

She bagged a bronze medal in the 50m 3-Positions women’s team event held in Changwon in 2021. In 2022, Ashi Chouksey won a gold medal in the 50m 3-Positions mixed team event held in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Ashi Chouksey after winning a gold medal in 3p Mixed team event in the ISSF World Cup, Baku, Azerbaijan (2022)

Ashi Chouksey after winning a gold medal in the 3p Mixed team event in the ISSF World Cup, Baku, Azerbaijan (2022)

She then competed at the 2022 ISSF World Championships in Cairo, Egypt, representing the Indian senior team and won two bronze medals at the 2022 Junior World Cup organised in Suhl, Germany, one each from the individual and women’s team events.

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Ashi Chouksey after winning a bronze in ISSF Jr. World Cup in Suhl, Germany

Ashi Chouksey after winning a bronze in the ISSF Jr. World Cup in Suhl, Germany

Ashi Chouksey continued her achievements in 2022 when she won a silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle competition in a team event organised in Hangzhou, China. In August 2023, Ashi bagged a silver medal in an individual event and a gold medal in the team event at the Chengdu 2023 FISU World University Games held in China.

Ashi Chouksey during the Chengdu 2023 FISU World University Games

Ashi Chouksey during the Chengdu 2023 FISU World University Games

In September 2023, Ashi Chouksey secured a silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle team match at the 19th Asian Games organized in Hangzhou, China.

Ashi Chouksey at the 19th Asian Games

Ashi Chouksey (right) at the 19th Asian Games

Facts/Trivia

  • She follows a non-vegetarian diet.
  • Once, Ashi Chouksey mentioned in a media conversation that she joined NCC to escape academics. She said,

    The school I was in put a lot of emphasis on academics, but I wasn’t keen on following that. My school had the NCC program from Class 9. Class bunk karne ke liye maine join kiya (I signed up to try and skip class).”

    Ashi Chouksey in 2019

    Ashi Chouksey in 2019

  • According to Ashi Chouksey, running is her hobby, and she likes travelling to distant places in her leisure time.
    Ashi Chouksey while on a trip

    Ashi Chouksey while on a trip

  • According to Ashi Chouksey, she habitually records her scores and reflections in a diary after each session, which allows her to review her progress in various games and practice events. She keeps her diary in her shooting kit for easy access.
    Ashi Chouksey while practising Air Rifle shooting

    Ashi Chouksey while practising Air Rifle shooting

  • Suma Shirur, a former Indian shooter, is her coach.
    Ashi Chouksey (extreme right) posing with Suma Shirur (second from right)

    Ashi Chouksey (extreme right) posing with Suma Shirur (second from right)

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