Preeti Rajak is an Indian shooter of the Trap discipline. She is one of the youngest female shooters in India. She was part of the team that won the silver medal at the 2022 Asian Games in the Team Trap shoot event.
Preeti Rajak was born on Wednesday, 6 November 2002 (age 21 years; as of 2023) in Itarsi, Narmadapuram district. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Height (approx.): 5′ 4″
Hair Colour: Brown
Eye Colour: Black
Preeti belongs to a middle-class family from Madhya Pradesh.
Parents & Siblings
Preeti Rajak’s father, Deepak Rajak, owns a dry cleaning shop and her mother, Jyotsna Rajak, is a social worker. She has 2 sisters.
Preeti Rajak is unmarried.
Preeti Rajak follows Hinduism.
Preeti started shooting at the age of 13. In 2015, Preeti’s mother, Jyotsna Rajak, got Preeti and her sister enrolled in the Shooting Academy, Bhopal; there Preeti trained for 7 years. In 2020, Preeti’s career took a hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic but since 2022, she has again participated in many International tournaments including the 2022 Asian Games in China, the International Junior Shot Cup in Finland, and Digvijay Singh Memorial shooting competition in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Later, she joined the Army Sports Institute in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh, and became one of the youngest female shooters there. In 2019, Preeti Rajak won 3 medals in a single year at the International Junior Shot Cup in Finland in June 2019.
In January 2023, Preeti Rajak was awarded the Eklavya award by Anurag Thakur, a union cabinet minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, and Yashodhara Raje Scindia, Minister of Sports and Youth Welfare of Madhya Pradesh. Instagram
- In August 2022, she won a gold medal at the 1st Digvijay Singh Memorial Shooting Championship in New Delhi, India.
- In 2022, she won a silver medal at the 2nd Digvijay Singh Memorial Shooting Competition.
- In 2022, she won a silver medal in the Mix Team shooting event at the 65 National Championship in Delhi, India.
- In 2023, she won a silver medal in the Team Trap shoot event at the 2022 Asian Games.
- Preeti Rajak ranked 6th number in leading India’s quest for a medal in the Women’s Trap event at the 2022 Asian Games.
- Preeti Rajak enjoys travelling and has travelled to many countries including Qatar, Germany, South Korea, and China.
- Preeti loves non-veg food and often uploads pictures of herself eating at KFC.