Ramita Jindal is an Indian sports shooter who gained recognition in 2022 after winning a silver medal in the women’s 10-metre air rifle (team) and a bronze medal in the 10 m air rifle (individual) at the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
Ramita Jindal was born on Friday, 16 January 2004 (age 19 years; as of 2023) in Ladwa, Haryana. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She did her schooling at Aggarsain Public School in Kurukshetra. In 2024, Ramita Jindal attained a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce at Hansraj College, University of Delhi. Her journey in sports shooting began at the age of 13 while studying in the 8th grade. She received training at the Karan Shooting Academy in Ladwa, Haryana, under coach Jagbir Singh. Later, she underwent professional training at the GFG (Gun for Glory) academy in Chennai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Arvind Jindal, is a renowned advocate and income tax advisor in Kurukshetra. Her mother, Sonika Jindal, is a homemaker. She has a younger brother named Pranav Jindal, who is a sports shooter.
Ramita Jindal is unmarried
During her school days, Ramita Jindal achieved 2nd and 3rd place in district and state-level matches, earning her a spot in national competitions. She won a bronze medal in the CBSE National Championship held at SS International School, Kunjpura Road, Karnal in 2019. In the 2021-22 Junior World Championship held in Lima, Peru, Ramita won a bronze medal, and later, she earned one gold and two silver medals at the 2022 International Junior World Cup.
In 2022, Ramita Jindal won several medals including two gold medals at the World Championship in Cairo in the 10m Air Rifle Women’s event and the team event. She also secured a gold medal at the 2022 World Cup in Baku in the team event and a silver medal at the 2022 World Cup in Changwon in the team event.
In 2023, in the 19th Asian Games organized in Hangzhou, China, Ramita Jindal clinched a bronze medal in an individual event and a silver medal in the team event in the 10m air rifle discipline.
- Ramita Jindal follows a vegetarian diet.
- In an interview, she once revealed that Indian women shooters Elavenil Valarivan and Anjum Moudgil are her inspirations. She said,
When I came to shooting I saw only Anjum di, Ela di. And after knowing them, I came to know about Abhinav sir. My whole family is not from a sports background.”
- In 2023, the Government of India recognized Ramita’s potential and started supporting her through the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). The scheme helps her with weapon servicing, inspection, and pellet testing at the Walther Factory in Germany.
- Ramita is also a fitness enthusiast and regularly practices breathing exercises and yoga to keep herself relaxed and calm. She said,
I worked with a psychologist — Gayatri Vartak. She helps me with all the techniques. I do all the breathing exercises and yoga in the morning. It helps me in keeping myself relaxed and calm.”