While securing a Olympic Quota Anjum also becomes the first woman to win an Individual Air Rifle medal at the World Championships in the Senior category last year.
In September 2018, Anjum became the first Indian shooter to secure am Olympic quota for India. She claimed silver medal in Women’s 10m air rifle event at ISSF World Championships in South Korea and emerged on top.
World No. 8 Anjum shot 253.9 in the finals, a full point ahead of India teammate and World No.1 Apurvi Chandela’s mark of 252.9.