India got First Olympic Individual Gold Medal

Monday, August 11, 2008

India got First Olympic Individual Gold Medal

!!! Hurray !!!

Abhinav BindraIn August 2008, Abhinav Bindra became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games. It is the first ever Gold for India in shooting and first individual gold :)

Abhinav Bindra (born September 28, 1982) is an Indian shooting sports person and businessman. He is the CEO of Abhinav Futuristics. As a shooter, he specialises in the field of Air rifle.

The 23-year-old Delhi lad, a two-time Olympian, went into the final a joint leader with two others at 597, and shot a 102.1 in a nerve-wracking climax to emerge top from a strong field of 122 shooters from nearly 100 countries.

Sources : The Hindu, Wiki

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