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Anjali Bhagwat or Anjali Vedpathak-Bhagwat, formerly known by the maiden name Anjali Ved Pathak, is one of the luminaries from the world of shooting. She was born in a Marathi Deshastha family in Mumbai. A professional rifle shooter, Bhagwat soared to the zenith of fame and success when she won four coveted gold medals for her country at the 2002 Commonwealth Games at Manchester. Anjali Bhagwat emerged victorious in the singles as well as pairs [...]

Ali Qamar: One of the most promising boxing talents of the country, Ali Qamar is the first Indian Boxer to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. Although dogged by serious injuries time and again, he is still considered as the brightest prospect of Indian Boxing. Born to a middle class family, Mohammad Ali Qamar comes from the sports loving city of Kolkata, West Bengal. In 1991, he became the West Bengal Inter-district Boxing [...]