During the month of August 2015 in 7th World Crossbow Shooting Championship in USA, Fort Lauderdale. Mr Rajat Vij National President of Indian Crossbow Shooting Association, got an opportunity to Honour the World Crossbow Shooting Association Official's and facilitate Mr John Bingham, Mrs Iris Bingham, Mr John Clark, Mr Stephen Sommers, Mrs Pat Coopley, Mr Bill Pimm, Mr Alexender Teixeira & Mrs Vania Barra all of them with Momento.
During the month of July 2016, As a team leader of Indian team Rajat vij has respresented India with three Juniour shooters at 4th WCSA 3d World Crossbow Shooting Championship in Idanha-A-Nova Portugal.Indian Crossbow shooting association honoured to the President of FABP Mr Francisco M. P. F. Camacho and Mr Miguel Duarte Course designer of the 4th WCSA 3d World Crossbow Shooting Championship 2016.
UP CM Akhilesh Yadav has launched Official Logo, Website & Jersey of Indian Crossbow Shooting Association The Uttar Pradesh government has come forward to promote crossbows as a sport in the state. An event is being organized in Agra on March 17 at Eklavya Stadium here where chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is going to participate with international crossbow shooters. The event is the brainchild of Agra-resident and national player Rajat Vij, who is also the president of the Indian Crossbow Shooting Association. Interestingly, the CM has given the name of "desi dhanush" to the sport. Rajat said, "When my wife and I met the chief minister, he was surprised to know that someone from Agra is part of the national crossbow team. He readily agrees to promote the sport in the state and gave his consent to the event on March 17."
The Uttar Pradesh government will promote crossbows as a sport in the state. Launched the official website and logo of the Indian Crossbow Shooting Association in Agra today.
Many Thanks to the Ramada Hotel Agra for becoming our Hospitality Partner.
Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister Mr.Akhilesh Yadav's love for sports will be again witnessed on 17th march in agra.Indian crossbow shooting association has organised an event where chief minister will encourage the people and the team and would also launch the new jersey of the team. Crossbow shooting is a high tech sports and is also famous in many other countries worldwide. President of Indian crossbow shooting association and internationally won many awards Mr.Rajat Vij along with his wife Mrs Hina vij met the chief minister few days back and talked about this wonderful sport. During the conversation chief minister called this sport "Desi Dhanush" and also promised to help in promoting this sport among youngsters.
M Mrs Hina vij is a world champion among the women crossbow association. This sport is popular in parts of Europe, America and Australia. Mr.Rajat Vij is trying hard to make this sport popular in India and for which he is organising camps and competitions in various schools. World crossbow association has appreciated his hardwork.Mr.rajat vij along with the association's media person mr kumar lalit has said that from all across the world crossbow shooters will exhibit their talent in front of Mr. Akhilesh Yadav the chief minister of uttar Pradesh on 17th march 2016.
Agra's International Crossbow Shooter who has won many awards and prizes Mr.Rajat Vij along with his wife who is India's first woman world crossbow champion mrs.hina vij met honourable chief minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav in lucknow at his residence and had a long conversation on crossbow. Mr.Rajat Vij is the President of the Indian Crossbow Shooting Association.Our honourable chief minister who has keen interest in sports heard about crossbow and even named it as the "DESI DHANUSH" Mr.Rajat vij on behalf of the association has greatly acknowledged and thanked our Chief Minister who himself has flare for sports who has shown great support for the promotion of this sport and has thought for the benefits of the players.
Mr Rajat Vij presented the Chief Minister with the momentum. Our Chief Minister was also invited upon to inaugurate the International Crossbow Championship going to be held on March 2016 and our Chief Minister has gracefully accepted it. The media person Mr.kumar lalit associated with the association also informed us that association's Vice President and Samajwadi party leader Nitin kohli, Vandana Prasad and arif bhai were also present.
EXPRESSING his gratitude for superb hospitality and support Rajat Vij felicitated Berghold Lulf, Mayor, Ennigerloh City, Germany when he was invited over dinner to his place. Mr. Vij presented the mayor with a beautiful elephant statue handcrafted in marble by the artisans of Agra city. The Mayor was impressed by the courtesy extended by the President of the Indian crossbow shooting association . The Indian crossbow team and it's players have visited the city several times to participate in several championships. Having developed a healthy bond, both talked about the promotion of the crossbow shooting sports in there respective countries.
As a token of appreciation, Rajat Vij feliciated Steffen Wolfering, general secretary, Viser 59 shooting club, Germany at the residence of Ennigerloh's Mayor. He presented him a miniature of the Taj Mahal. Steffen is one of the ace crossbow shooters of Germany's national team. He was deeply impressed by the performance of Indian shooters, who achieved an appreciable pedestal despite being novice at the sport in the WCSA organized Ennigerloh's World Cup. He also expressed his desire with Rajat Vij about talking the partnership between the Indian team and his shooting club to the next level. Steffen wanted to do the same during a meet in Agra at the end of this year.
Rajat vij was honoured by Palitha Galappaththi in January 2015 during the latter's visit to Agra. He gave Vij ' Sri Lanka and India Sports Friendship Trophy ' Palitha Galappaththi is a legendry Sri Lankan fighter as well as an Actor. He has trained many International fighters , and was also world's best kyokushin karate fighter. He works for an international kyokushin organisation. He has also shown his presence in 40 Sri Lankan and Tamil movies in antagonistic roles. He is also an essential member of the Sri Lanka's cultural ministry. He also exercises ardent love towards the sports of crossbow shooting, and is promoting the same with cooperation of his country's government.
Mr Ajay Jadeja was born in to a Nawanagar Royal Family in Gujrat , which was a Cricketing Pedigree. Jadeja was regular in Indian Cricket Team Between 1992-2000 and he played 15 Test Matches and 196 one day Internationals. He was rewarded as one of the best Fielder in Indian Team . Mr Ajay jadeja Recipient of Arjun Award in 1997 and Captain of ODI Cricket Team for 13 matches. Apart from cricket he was an Actor also , he Acted in 2003 Movie Khel with Sunny Deol and Sunil Shetty. He also Acted in 2009 Movie Pal Pal Dil Kai Saath, Jadeja worked for Zee News as Cricket Anchor during 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup. Jadeja was also a Contestant on Celebrity Dance Show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa . On 14th November 2014, Mr Ajay Jadeja visit Agra to Attend 168th Annual athletic Meet of St Peters College , Invited by the Rev. Father Paul Thannical Principal Of St Peters College. Rajat Vij President Of Indian Crossbow Shooting Association (ICSA-INDIA) and Asian Development Officer -World Crossbow Shooting Association (WCSA), an International Medalist in Crossbow Shooting got Privileged to Meet Ajay Jadeja on 14th November 2014 and Honoured him with a World Crossbow Shooting Association (WCSA) Badge which was the Most Precious Moment.