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Mairaj Ahmed Khan is an Indian shooter in the shotgun skeet discipline who represented India in national and international events. He has struggled against many odds but with his determination and hard work he made his Olympic debut at the age of 40.
This shows that Achievements have not followed him but he had to hard work & run towards it and all his determination came back to him in the form of a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup.
He won multiple accolades including medals won during the Commonwealth Shooting Championship and has been an international level shooter for over 15 years. Currently, he hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 2 November 1975, Mairaj will turn 45 years old in the year 2020. He seems to be tall with a towering height of 175 in centimeters and 5’9” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 39 inches chest, 33 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 81 in kilograms and 178 lbs in pounds approximately. His brown eye color and his black hair make his personality even more glorious.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Mairaj Ahmad Khan is around $1 Million – $5 Million.
Education / Family
Mairaj was born and raised up in Khurja, Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh in a Sunni family of landlords. He is born to his father Late Ilyas Ahmed Khan who was a state-level trap shooter and businessman and his mother Farrukh Ilyas.
He has been grown up with two brothers named Najam Khan & Siraj Khan and also has a sister named Farheen Ilyas Khan. As per his education, he went to Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi to complete his higher studies.
Mairaj Ahmad Khan
|Birth Place||Khurja, Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh|
|Date Of Birth||2 November 1975|
|Age||45 years old (As of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 175 cm
In feet inches – 5’9”
|Weight||In kilograms – 81 kg
In pounds – 178 lbs
|Profession||Shotgun Skeet Shooter|
|College||Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi|
|Home Town||Khurja, Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh|
|Fathers Name||Late Ilyas Ahmed Khan|
|Mothers Name||Farrukh Ilyas
|Sister||Farheen Ilyas Khan
Career / Fashion And Style
As per his career, he started his career with the ISSF World Cup in 2003 in Lonato, Italy. At ISSF World Cup, Rio, Brazil 2016, he won his first-ever Silver Medal in Skeet.
He won several gold medals at various events such as at 2010 Commonwealth Shooting Championship, New Delhi, India, 2008 Singapore open shooting championship, 2007 Singapore open shooting championship, 2011 National Games, Ranchi, 2012 All India Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Master’s Shooting Championship, Delhi, and at 2016, 2010, 2009, 2007 National Shooting Championship Competition (NSCC).
Till now, he has been participated in 15 ISSF World Cups but didn’t win any medals.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, he tied the marriage knot with Zarah Ali Khan who worked as a director at Airgenics Global.
|Wife||Zarah Ali Khan (director at Airgenics Global)
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
|Favorite Color(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Mairaj Ahmad Khan
- He participated in SK125, SKMIX, and SKTEAMM events.
- He regularly practices Yoga and meditation to improve his focus.
- His right eye is his master eye and is a right-handed player.
- He is mentored by his coach Andrea Benelli and Sunny Thomas.
- He took up shooting practice at the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI).
- His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
- He belongs to the Sunni family of the affluent Kheshgi family of Khurja.
- He became the first Indian to represent India in the shooting event SK125 in Rio Olympics 2016.