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Rio Olympics: Know Gagan Narang

olympics 2016 Updated: Aug 08, 2016 17:23 IST
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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.