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Gagan Narang
XIX Commonwealth Games-2010 Delhi Gagan Narang won the Gold medal in (Men’s) Shooting Rifle 50m pairs (cropped).jpg
2010 XIX Commonwealth Games
Personal information
Nationality Indian
Born 6 May 1983 (1983-05-06) (age 38)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana
Occupation Rifle shooting

Gagan Narang (born 6 May 1983) is an Indian sportsman. His is best known as an shooter (marksman) who competed in three Summer Olympic Games.

Early life

He was born in Chennai on 6 May 1983 and his ancestors belonged to Samalkha in Panipat district in Haryana. Gagan was born in Madras in Tamil Nadu. He was raised in Hyderabad.

International competitions

Gagan Narang is a gold medalist in the Afro Asian games, 2003 in Hyderabad on October 26, 2003 in Men's 10m air rifle competition. He also won gold medals in the Commonwealth Games in 2006 and 2010.

Gagan Narang won the bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event at the 2012 London Olympics

ISSF World Medal Tally

No. Event Championship Year Place Medal
1 10 metre air rifle ISSF World Shooting Championships 2010 Munich 3
3 50m Rifle 3 Positions ISSF World Cup 2009 Changwon 1
4 10m air rifle ISSF World Cup 2009 Changwon 3
5 10 metre air rifle ISSF World Cup Final 2008 Bangkok 1
6 10m air rifle ISSF World Cup 2008 Beijing 3
7 10m air rifle ISSF World Cup 2006 Guangzhou 1

World record

Current world records held in men's 10 metre air rifle
Men Qualification 600  Tevarit Majchacheep (THA)
 Denis Sokolov (RUS)
 Gagan Narang (IND)
 Gagan Narang (IND)
 Zhu Qinan (CHN)
January 27, 2000
March 1, 2008
November 5, 2008
October 6, 2010
September 22, 2011
Langkawi (MAS)
Winterthur (SUI)
Bangkok (THA)
New Delhi (IND)
Wrocław (POL)
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Final 703.8  Zhu Qinan (CHN) (600+103.8) September 22, 2011 Wrocław (POL) edit

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