Suman Sanghera

Air Pistol

Date of birth:



Great Falls, Virginia


Suman used to accompany her brother to the nearby shooting range where he competed. She became intrigued and in October 2017 had the opportunity to try out Air Pistol at the range and really enjoyed it.

Since then, she has excelled in the sport and made waves across the shooting scene. She made her international debut at the 2021 Junior Grand Prix in El Salvador. At the 2022 Championship of the Americas she earned a gold medal and a U.S. Olympic quota for Paris 2024 in Women’s Air Pistol.

She competed in her World Championship in 2023 at the International Shooting Sports Federation competition in Baku, Azerbaijan. She is currently pursuing a degree in cognitive science at Case Western Reserve University and is looking to make her first Olympic team.

Competition Highlights:

  • 2023 USA Shooting National Championship: Silver, Women's 10m Air Pistol
  • 2023 Junior National Champion, Women's 10m Air Pistol
  • 2022 Winter Air Gun Championships: Gold, Women's 10m Air Pistol; Gold, JR Women's 10m Air Pistol-(Camp Perry location)
  • 2022 CAT Games: Gold medal and quota in Women’s 10m Air Pistol; Gold, 10m Air Pistol Women’s Team
  • 2022 USA Shooting Pistol National Championships: Silver, 10M Women's Air Pistol
  • 2020 Winter Air Gun Championships: Gold medal, 10m Women's Air Pistol
  • 2019 Winter Air Gun Championships: Bronze, JR Women's 10m Air Pistol
  • 2019 JR National Progressive Position Pistol Championship: Gold, JR Women's 10m Air Pistol
  • 2019 USA Shooting National Junior Olympic Championships: Silver, Women's 10m Air Pistol J3