Rhythm Sangwan Wiki, Height, Age, Family, Biography & More

Rhythm Sangwan is an Indian pistol shooter who competes in the 10m air pistol and 25m pistol events. She won the gold medal in the women’s 25m pistol team event at the 2022 Asian Games.

Wiki/Biography

Rhythm Sangwan was born on Wednesday, 29 November 2023 (age 20 years; as of 2023) in Faridabad, Haryana, India. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She completed her schooling at Delhi Public School, Faridabad and pursued her graduation at the Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR), New Delhi, India.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Weight (approx.): 55 kg

Hair Colour: Natural Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Rhythm Sangwan

Family

Parents & Siblings

Rhythm Sangwan’s father, Narender Sangwan, is a Deputy Superintendent of Police in the Haryana Police. Her mother, Neelam, is a homemaker. Rhythm has a sister, Jessica Sangwan, and a brother, Shaurya Sangwan. Jessica Sangwan is a doctor and Shaurya Sangwan is a state-level football player.

Rhythm Sangwan with her mother, Neelam

Rhythm Sangwan with her mother, Neelam

Husband

Rhythm Sangwan is unmarried.

Career

Rhythm Sangwan made her national debut in 2017 with the 61st National Shooting Championship held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, in which she was part of the 10-metre air pistol event. In 2021, she participated in the ISSF Junior World Championships held in Lima, Peru.

Rhythm Sangwan in the pistol event at the ISSF Junior World Championship in 2021

Rhythm Sangwan in the pistol event at the ISSF Junior World Championship in 2021

In 2022, Rhythm took part in the 1st ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Shooting Championships held in Cairo, Egypt.

Rhythm Sangwan in the pistol event at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Shooting Championship in 2022

Rhythm Sangwan in the pistol event at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Shooting Championship in 2022

In the same year, Rhythm participated in the Asian Airgun Championships held in Daegu, South Korea. In 2023, Rhythm took part in the 53rd ISSF World Shooting Championships held in Baku, Azerbaijan. She won her first individual World Cup medal at the senior level. In the same year, Rhythm, along with Manu Bhaker and Esha Singh, participated in the 2022 Asian Games held in Hangzhou, China. The trio had a collective score of 1759.

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Medals

Gold

  • 2017: Youth team event at the 61st National Shooting Championship in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
    Rhythm Sangwan in the 61st National Shooting Championship in 2017

    Rhythm Sangwan in the 61st National Shooting Championship in 2017

  • 2017: Open team event at the 61st National Shooting Championship in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  • 2017: Junior team event at the 61st National Shooting Championship in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  • 2021: 10m air pistol team event at the ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima, Peru.
  • 2021: 25m pistol team event at the ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima, Peru.
  • 2021: 25m standard pistol individual event at the ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima, Peru.
  • 2021: 25m pistol mixed team event at the ISSF Junior World Championships in Lima, Peru.
  • 2022: 10m air pistol individual event at the Asian Airgun Championships in Daegu, South Korea.
  • 2023: 25m pistol team event at the ISSF World Shooting Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.
  • 2023: 25m pistol team event at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

An exemplary Gold for India.

Congratulations to the 25m Pistol Women Team, comprising @realmanubhaker, @SangwanRhythm and Esha Singh, for their spectacular victory!

Their remarkable teamwork has yielded great results. Best wishes for their future endeavours. pic.twitter.com/piDieqWzpT

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 27, 2023

Silver

  • 2022: 25 m pistol team event at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Shooting Championship in Cairo, Egypt.
  • 2022: 10m air pistol team event at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Shooting Championship in Cairo, Egypt.
    Rhytm Sangwan posing with her silver medal at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Shooting Championship in 2022

    Rhytm Sangwan posing with her silver medal at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Shooting Championship in 2022

  • 2022: 25m standard pistol individual event at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Shooting Championship in Cairo, Egypt.
  • 2022: 10m air pistol team event at the Asian Airgun Championships in Daegu, South Korea.
    Rhythm Sangwan with her silver medal at the Asian Airgun Championship in 2022

    Rhythm Sangwan with her silver medal at the Asian Airgun Championship in 2022

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Bronze

  • 2023: Women’s 10m pistol event at the ISSF World Shooting Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.

A beaming @SangwanRhythm with her @issf_official World Cup 🥉 at Baku. This was her 1st individual World Cup medal at the senior level. Congratulations! 🔥 🔥 🔥🎉🎉🎉🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳#ISSFWorldCup #TeamIndia #Shooting pic.twitter.com/HGtpggeguP

— NRAI (@OfficialNRAI) May 10, 2023

Favourites

Facts/Trivia

  • Since childhood, Rhythm Sangwan has always been around guns and ammunition since her father was a policeman. She was fascinated by her father’s service revolver and used to wear an empty holster around the house. Her mother was also a sports player during her school days; however, she couldn’t continue it further. She always wanted Rhythm to get into sports, and she used to accompany her in all of her practice sessions.
  • At the age of 13, Rhythm started her shooting training in 2016 at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in Delhi where she was trained by the national shooter Vineet Kumar.
  • Her parents built a basic shooting range for her to practice easily. In 2020, during the lockdown, the in-house range helped her a lot to keep her shooting form intact.
  • In 2023, she broke a 29-year-old record in the women’s 25m pistol event at the IISF World Cup held in Baku, Azerbaijan. Rhythm scored 595 points, breaking the previous record of 594 points of Atlanta Olympic Games silver medalist and Bulgarian shooter Diana Iorgova in 1994. She also broke a 32-year-old qualification record for women’s 25m pistol in the junior category of Russia’s Nino Salukvadze in 1989.
  • Rhythm loves to travel and often shares her travel experiences on Instagram.
    Rhythm Sangwan on a vacation in Rome

    Rhythm Sangwan on a vacation in Rome

  • She loves playing the piano, making sketch portraits and often goes shopping whenever she is free from her practice sessions.
    Rhythm Sangwan playing piano

    Rhythm Sangwan playing piano

  • Rhythm is a very healthy eater and avoids eating any type of processed or saturated food.
  • In 2023, she received the ‘Best Young Achiever’ award at the Sportstar ACES Awards (Woman).
  • Rhythm is a Bollywood junkie and loves watching Hindi films.
  • In 2023, Rhythm was ranked at the 7th position of the World Ranking in the 25m Pistol women category.
  • She loved lawn tennis while growing up, and Russian tennis player Maria Yuryevna Sharapova was her favourite.
  • Besides having a strict practice routine, Rhythm scored 95% marks in her 12th standard board examinations.
  • She is a Grade A certificate holder which helps the sportsperson of international recognition for academic purposes.
  • In 2023, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of India organized a facilitation ceremony to honour all the winners who participated in the 2022 Asian Games. Anurag Singh Thakur awarded cash amounts to all the winners including Rhythm Sangwan and she handed over the cheque amount to her paternal grandfather after coming back home. 
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