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Who is Gagan Narang

other Updated: Oct 05, 2010 11:50 IST

Born on May 6, 1983, Hyderabad based Gagan Narang is an Indian shooter supported by Olympic Gold Quest.

He is the first Indian who qualified for London Olympics.

Gagan Narang won Gold in the men's 10 metre air rifle event with a world record score in 2008 ISSF World Cup Final. Gagan shot a perfect 600 in the qualification round. He scored 103.5 in the final round making total score of 703.5 to gain the world record.He broke Austria's Farnik Thomas's record, set in the 2006 World Cup final in Granada, Spain.

Medal record:

2010 ISSF World Shooting Championships: Bronze medal in men's 10m air rifle

2008 ISSF World Cup Final: Gold with a world record in Men's 10 metre air rifle

2006 Commonwealth Games, Melbourne: Four Gold medals in Men's 10m Air Rifle, Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions, 10m Air Rifle (Pairs) and Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions (Pairs)

Afro Asian games, 2003: Gold in Men's 10m air rifle.