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Abhinav Bindra
Medal record
Men's shooting
Representing  India
Olympic Games
Gold 2008 Beijing Men's 10 m air rifle

Abhinav Bindra (born September 28, 1982, in Dehradun) is an Indian amateur athlete and businessman. He is best known as the current World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event.

At the Beijing Olympic Games, he became the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal.

Early life

He was born in Punjab. He became interested in shooting a gun as a sport when he was in school in Chandigarh

International competitions


  • 2000: Summer Olympic Games
  • 1998: Commonwealth Games
  • 2002: Commonwealth Games
  • 2004: Summer Olympic Games
  • 2006: Commonwealth Games
  • 2006: World Championship
  • 2008: Summer Olympic Games
  • 2010: Commonwealth Games
  • 2012: Summer Olympic Games


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