Abhinav Bindra wins gold in 10m air rifle event

August 11th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by admin  

Abhibav Bindra, specialized in Air rifle 10 m won the World Championship gold, in Olympics. He shot a 10.7 , when he needed a 10.4 with his last shot for ensure the gold medal.

Abhinav today has made all Indians worldwide proud by wining India’s first Gold in the Beijing Olympics 2008. This is India’s first gold medal ever in an individual.

“He was the World junior record holder and now he is the World champion. He is not competing in prone or the 3-position events. He will be consulting doctors in Germany on 27th to decide whether he would need a surgery to solve the back problem. It has been a courageous performance from him considering his physical condition,” said Prof. Thomas.

The results:

Men: 10m air rifle: 1. Abhinav Bindra 699.1 (597); 2. Alin George Moldoveanu (Rom) 698.3 (597); 3. Zhu Qinan (Chn) 697.9 (595); 31. Gagan Narang 592; 37. Sanjeev Rajput 591.

Team: 1. China 1783; 2. Russia 1783; 3. Austria 1782; 4. India 1780.

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24\: Abhinav Bindra of India poses for the camera after winning Silver during the Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Position competition during Small Bore Shooting at the Wellsford Rifle Range during day nine of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on March 24, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)More…

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24\: Abhinav Bindra of India composes himself between shots during the Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Position competition during Small Bore Shooting at the Wellsford Rifle Range during day nine of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on March 24, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)More…

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24\: Abhinav Bindra of India shoots during the Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Position competition during Small Bore Shooting at the Wellsford Rifle Range during day nine of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on March 24, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)More…

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24\: Abhinav Bindra of India poses for the camera after winning Silver during the Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Position competition during Small Bore Shooting at the Wellsford Rifle Range during day nine of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on March 24, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)More…

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24\: Abhinav Bindra of India checks the leader board during the Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Position competition during Small Bore Shooting at the Wellsford Rifle Range during day nine of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on March 24, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)More…

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24\: Abhinav Bindra of India takes aim during the Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Position competition during Small Bore Shooting at the Wellsford Rifle Range during day nine of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on March 24, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)More…

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24\: Abhinav Bindra of India composes himself between shots during the Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Position competition during Small Bore Shooting at the Wellsford Rifle Range during day nine of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on March 24, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)More…

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24\: Abhinav Bindra of India composes himself between shots during the Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Position competition during Small Bore Shooting at the Wellsford Rifle Range during day nine of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on March 24, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)More…

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24\: Abhinav Bindra of India composes himself between shots during the Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Position competition during Small Bore Shooting at the Wellsford Rifle Range during day nine of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games on March 24, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)More…

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