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Randhir Singh

Full name: Randhir Singh Ji
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: October 18, 1946 in Patiala, Punjab, India
Country: IND India
Sport: Shooting

Biography

A trap and skeet shooter, Randhir Singh competed at five Olympics from 1968-84, always in the trap event. He won national titles in both trap and skeet shooting, and also competed at four Asian Games, winning a gold medal in 1978. He comes from an athletic family, with his uncle, Maharaja Yadavindra Singh, a test cricketer for India, and his father, Raja Bjalindra Singh, was an IOC Member from 1947-92. Randhir Singh was awarded an honorary D.Litt. in sports science from Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical.

In 1987 Singh became secretary-general of the Indian Olympic Association. He was made secretary-general of the Olympic Council of Asia of 1991. He helped bring the 2010 Commonwealth Games to India and served as vice-chairman of the organizing committee. In 2002 he was named to the Executive Board of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC). Singh founded and was secretary-general of the short-lived Afro-Asian Games Council, serving from 1998-2007, and helped organize the only Afro-Asian Games, held in Hyderabad in 2003. In 1997 he was the recipient of the Arjuna Award, one of India's highest civilian awards.

Singh was nominated to the IOC in 2001. He was also a member of the WADA Foundation Board from 2003-05. On the IOC, he has served on the following commissions\: Olympic Games Study (2002–03); Sport for All (appointed 2004); Women and Sport (appointed 2006); Coordination for the 1st Summer Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010 (2008-10); and the Olympic Truce Foundation (appointed 2007).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Shooting Mixed Trap India IND 17
1972 Summer 25 München Shooting Mixed Trap India IND 44
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Shooting Mixed Trap India IND 21T
1980 Summer 33 Moskva Shooting Mixed Trap India IND 21
1984 Summer 37 Los Angeles Shooting Mixed Trap India IND 35T

Mixed Trap

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Shooting India IND Final Standings 192
1972 Summer 25 München Shooting India IND Final Standings 173
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Shooting India IND Final Standings 175
1980 Summer 33 Moskva Shooting India IND Final Standings 186
1984 Summer 37 Los Angeles Shooting India IND Final Standings 176
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