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Rio Olympics: Know Gagan Narang

olympics 2016 Updated: Aug 08, 2016 17:23 IST
India's Gagan Narang won the bronze in the 10m air rifle event at the 2012 London Games.
India's Gagan Narang won the bronze in the 10m air rifle event at the 2012 London Games.(PTI)

* Gagan Narang’s first win was his 10m air rifle gold at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games in Hyderabad.

* At the 2006 Doha Asian Games, he won three bronze medals, in 50m and 10m rifle events.

* At the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, he won gold in the 10m air rifle individual and pairs events as well as the 50m rifle 3-positions event.

* In the 2008 World Cup final in Beijing, he shot a perfect 600 in qualification and set a world record by aggregating 703.5.

* At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he was in good form but it didn’t translate into a medal in the 10m air rifle event. He finished 9th, just missing out on a spot in the finals.

* At the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games, he won silver in the 10m air rifle individual and team events.

* At the 2010 New Delhi CWG, he retained the 10m air rifle individual and pairs gold as well as the 50m 3-position individual and pairs events.

* At the 2012 London Olympics, he won bronze in the 10m air rifle event.

* At the Glasgow CWG that year, he won silver in the 50m rifle prone event and bronze in the 50m rifle 3-position event.