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Abhinav Bindra - The Golden Man Of India.

Abhinav Bindra wins gold medal in Beijing Olympics

August 11, 2008

 India has a Olympic Gold Medal. Abhinav Bindra has made India proud by winning Olympic Gold medal in shooting.

 Abhinav Bindra [Images] won India's first ever individual Olympic gold medal on Monday with a thrilling come-from-behind victory in the men's 10 metres air rifle event.

(BEIJING, August 11) -- India's Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal in the Men's 10m Air Rifle in Beijing on August 11 with an incredible performance in the final. Bindra shot a total score of 700.5.

China's Zhu Qinan, gold medalist at Athens 2004, won the silver medal with a total score of 699.7.

The bronze medal was won by Finland's Henri Hakkinen, who was leading the field after the qualification round, but was unable to hold off Bindra and Zhu in the final.

 

Edited Wed, Aug 13, 2008 4:23 PM

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