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Indians shoot off-target

Abhinav Bindra

                                    The medal-winning trend of the Indian shooters from last three Olympic Games suffered a jolt when 12-man strong contingent returned empty handed. Of them only Abhinav Bindra and Jitu Rai salvaged some pride by making it to the finals of their respective events. Bindra was a bit unlucky to miss a medal as he finished 4th in the 10m ... Read More »

Vijay spells correctly


                           Relatively an unknown name among Indian sports lovers, Vijay Kumar did exactly what his name means by bringing biggest cheer in the Indian camp on August 3 when he won a silver medal in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Shooting event. Vijay, who was not considered as a hot medal contender, shot magnificently and returned an unexpected medal. Who have ... Read More »

Gagan makes country proud


                             The ace-marksman Gagan Narang does it finally. He kept his cool, maintained his calmness in the odd situation and remained focused through out the competition. This all won him country’s first medal at London and his first too in his 3rd Olympic appearance. It was also the third successive occasion when Indian shooters clinched a medal in Olympic Shooting. ... Read More »

Abhinav Bindra : The golden man of India


                                 The champion shooter Abhinav Bindra made every countrymen proud by winning India’s first individual gold medal in Olympic history. He achieved this phenomenal success in 10m Air Rifle Shooting event on the fourth day of the Games.                                  Abhinav Bindra started his campaign along with 51 shooters. The bespectacled shooter made spectacular start shooting a perfect 100 of his ... Read More »

History created, India wins first medal in Shooting

RS Rathore

                            Ace shooter Major Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore made these Games memorable. He won a silver medal in the double trap event and became the first Indian sportsman of independent India to win an individual silver medal in the Olympic Games in any sport. Major who was not at his best in the qualifying round was placed 5th with a tally ... Read More »

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