Sandhya Winfred

Sandhya Winfred

Other NamesSandy
Date Of Birth 1995
Age28 years 3 months 23 days
Place Of BirthChennai, Tamil Nadu
MotherMahalakshmi(Doctor/former athlete)
Mother TongueTamil
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Weight45 kg
HobbyDancing, Photography, Painting
Favorite SportsSwimming, Hockey


Sandhya Winfred is a air Rifle shooter, she was a junior shooting champion and now is a part of Indian senior shooting team. she is funded by "Go Sports Foundation".

Sandhya is the daughter of former shooter Mahalakshmi. Her mother Mahalakshmi is a homeopathic doctor and often trains her daughter herself. Mahalakshmi still continues to be the State champion in shooting.

During the Nationals in Pune she won Gold & Bronze with her state team mates Gayathri & Abhirami. Sandhya had to miss the individual category finals as her rifle got locked and it had to be sent to Germany for fixing.


  • School: Padma Sheshadri Bal Bhavan, K K Nagar
  • PUC: She studied at MOP Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai.

Sandhya was listed in "Chennai Times" among Chennai's 25 Most Desirable Women in 2016.

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Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. she has 95% score in 12th board exam
  2. she is one of the rarest athletes from Tamil Nadu to be a shooter.
  3. She secured 90% in her 10th
  4. Her dream is to be part of the Olympic team in 2020.
  5. She has been training with her own weapon since 16
  6. She has dyslexia, a learning issue.
  7. She liked Physics & Biology, while found Mathematics, Chemistry difficult
  8. She is left handed, she had to train with Right handed Gun until she owned her own.