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Abhinav Bindra
(Sport shooter)
Abhinav Bindra
4
Birthdate: September 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
 2 
Bob Munden
(Sport shooter)
Bob Munden
4
Birthdate: February 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: December 10, 2012
 3 
George Genereux
(Sport shooter)
George Genereux
4
Birthdate: March 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: April 10, 1989
 4 
Frank E. Butler
(Marksman)
Frank E. Butler
4
Birthdate: January 30, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Longford, Ireland
Died: November 21, 1926
Saeed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
4
Birthdate: October 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
(Indian Politician and Former Shooting Athlete)
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
4
Birthdate: January 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is an Indian politician, retired Indian Army officer, and former shooting athlete. He is best known for winning the silver medal in the men's double trap competition at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is the recipient of prestigious sporting honors such as the Arjuna Award and Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.

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Nasser Al-Attiyah
(Sport shooter, Rally driver)
Nasser Al-Attiyah
4
Birthdate: December 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Doha, Qatar
 8 
Chandro Tomar
(Sport shooter)
Chandro Tomar
4
Birthdate: January 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shamli, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: April 30, 2021
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 9 
Kim Rhode
(Sport shooter)
Kim Rhode
4
Birthdate: July 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Whittier, California, United States
 10 
Prakashi Tomar
(Sport shooter)
Prakashi Tomar
4
Birthdate: January 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Virginia Thrasher
(Sport shooter)
Virginia Thrasher
4
Birthdate: February 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, New York, United States
 12 
Fehaid Al-Deehani
(Sport shooter)
Fehaid Al-Deehani
4
Birthdate: October 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kuwait
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Lena Miculek
(Sport shooter)
Lena Miculek
4
Birthdate: March 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: United States
 14 
Taran Butler
(Sport shooter)
Taran Butler
4
Birthdate: January 20, 0000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hollywood, California, United States
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 15 
Willis Augustus Lee
(Military officer, Sport shooter)
Willis Augustus Lee
4
Birthdate: May 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Natlee, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 25, 1945
 16 
Karni Singh
(Politician)
Karni Singh
4
Birthdate: April 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
Died: September 6, 1988
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 17 
Tori Nonaka
(Sport shooter)
Tori Nonaka
4
Birthdate: March 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Woodbridge, Virginia, United States
 18 
Ashley Adams
(Sport shooter)
Ashley Adams
4
Birthdate: October 12, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toowoomba, Australia
Died: March 17, 2015
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 19 
Oscar Swahn
(Sport Shooter)
Oscar Swahn
3
Birthdate: October 20, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Götaland, Sweden
Died: May 1, 1927
 20 
Hoang Xuan Vinh
(Sport shooter)
Hoang Xuan Vinh
4
Birthdate: October 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sơn Tây, Hanoi Sơn Tây, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Naveen Jindal
(Politician, Sport shooter)
Naveen Jindal
4
Birthdate: March 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hisar, Haryana, India
 22 
Vincent Hancock
(Sport Shooter)
Vincent Hancock
4
Birthdate: March 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Port Charlotte, Florida, United States
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 23 
Heena Sidhu
(Sport shooter)
Heena Sidhu
4
Birthdate: August 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab, India
 24 
Gagan Narang
(Indian Sport Shooter and Olympic Bronze Medalist)
Gagan Narang
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Birthdate: May 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Best known for his bronze medal win at the 2012 London Olympics, Gagan Narang is a popular Indian sport shooter. Born to an Air India manager, he was drawn to shooting after receiving an air pistol as a gift from his father. He has also won a Padma Shri for his achievements.

 25 
Anna Korakaki
(Sport shooter)
Anna Korakaki
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Birthdate: April 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Drama, Greece

Anna Korakaki is a Greek competitive shooter best known for winning the gold medal in the women's 25m pistol category and the bronze medal in the 10m air pistol category at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro; she became the first Greek female to win two medals in the same Olympics. Anna Korakaki was also the 2018 World Champion.

 26 
Seema Tomar
(Sport shooter)
Seema Tomar
4
Birthdate: July 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Johri, Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Rao Inderjit Singh
(Politician, Sport shooter)
Rao Inderjit Singh
4
Birthdate: February 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rewari, Punjab, India
 28 
Abdullah Al-Rashidi
(Sport shooter)
Abdullah Al-Rashidi
3
Birthdate: August 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kuwait City, Kuwait
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 29 
Manu Bhaker
(Sport shooter)
Manu Bhaker
4
Birthdate: February 18, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jhajjar, Haryana, India
 30 
Andy Wigmore
(Sport shooter)
Andy Wigmore
4
Birthdate: June 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chipping Norton, England

British-Belizean political activist and diplomat Andy Wigmore has been termed by the British media as the BREXIT badboy for his anti-EU campaign. A skilled trap shooter, he has also previously represented Belize in the Commonwealth Games. He once broke COVID quarantine rules in Switzerland and bragged about it.

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Jessie Harrison
(Sport shooter)
Jessie Harrison
3
Birthplace: United States
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Corey Cogdell
(Sport Shooter)
Corey Cogdell
5
Birthdate: September 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palmer, Alaska, United States
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Vijay Kumar
(Sport shooter who won the silver medal in the individual 25 metre rapid fire pistol event at the 2012 Summer Olympics)
Vijay Kumar
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Birthdate: August 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India

Sport shooter Vijay Kumar is best known for his silver medal win at the 2012 London Olympics and his five Commonwealth gold medals. The Padma Shri awardee is the son of an Indian Army subedar from Himachal and had taken up shooting after being drawn to his father’s guns in childhood.

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Thell Reed
(Sport shooter, Stunt performer)
Thell Reed
2
Birthdate: February 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Downey, California, United States
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Anjali Bhagwat
(Indian Sport Shooter and Multiple Gold Medalist at the Commonwealth Games)
Anjali Bhagwat
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Birthdate: December 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, INdia

Anjali Bhagwat is an Indian sport shooter who won four gold medals at the 2002 Commonwealth Games. A former world number one in 10-meter air rifle, Bhagwat has participated in three successive Olympics. In the 2003 Afro-Asian Games, she became the first Indian female shooter to win a silver and gold medal in the Air Rifle and Sports-3P events respectively.

 36 
George Digweed
(Sport shooter)
George Digweed
3
Birthdate: April 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hastings, England
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Craig Sawyer
(Sniper)
Craig Sawyer
4
Birthdate: October 5, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States
 38 
Lillian Smith
(Sport shooter)
Lillian Smith
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Birthdate: August 4, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Coleville, California, United States
Died: February 3, 1930

Lillian Smith was a trick rider and trick shooter who became part of the popular Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show when she was just 15 years old. Dubbed the champion California huntress, Smith was Annie Oakley's arch-rival in the show. During her illustrious career, Smith also performed in other shows like the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Wild West Show.

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 39 
Jin Jong-oh
(Sport shooter)
Jin Jong-oh
3
Birthdate: September 24, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chuncheon-si, South Korea
 40 
Abbas Ansari
(Politician, Sport shooter)
Abbas Ansari
4
Birthdate: February 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
 41 
Chris Cheng
(Sport shooter)
Chris Cheng
3
Birthdate: December 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mission Viejo, California, United States
 42 
Karl Fazer
(Finnish Confectioner and Businessman, Who Was Also a Sharp Shooter and an Olympian)
Karl Fazer
3
Birthdate: August 16, 1866
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: October 9, 1932

Initially a businessman, who redefined the confectionery and chocolate industry of Finland and led to the development of the innovative chocolate brand Fazer Blue, Karl Fazer was also a talented sport shooter. He was part of the Finnish shooting team at the 1912 Olympic games. He also established several natural parks.

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Jitu Rai
(Sport shooter)
Jitu Rai
4
Birthdate: August 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sankhuwasabha, Nepal
 44 
Amber Hill
(Sport Shooter)
Amber Hill
3
Birthdate: August 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Windsor, Berkshire, England
 45 
Ed McGivern
(Sport shooter)
Ed McGivern
3
Birthdate: October 20, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lewistown, Montana, United States
Died: December 12, 1957
 46 
Walter Walsh
(Sport Shooter)
Walter Walsh
3
Birthdate: May 4, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 29, 2014
 47 
Saurabh Chaudhary
(Sport shooter)
Saurabh Chaudhary
4
Birthdate: May 12, 2002
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Matthew Emmons
(Sport shooter)
Matthew Emmons
3
Birthdate: April 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mount Holly, New Jersey, United States
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Kehat Shorr
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Birthdate: February 21, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Romania
Died: September 6, 1972

Born in Romania, Kehat Shorr survived the Holocaust. Apart from working for Israel’s defense ministry, he was an Olympic shooting coach for his country. He was taken hostage during the Munich massacre and was one of the 11 people of the Israeli Olympic team who lost their lives in the incident.

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Apurvi Chandela
(Sport shooter)
Apurvi Chandela
3
Birthdate: January 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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