Beijing 2008 olympics (INDIA)
Posted by karook on August 30, 2008
After long years India got 3 medals in Olympics.
Abhinav Bindra wins India’s first Gold in Beijing Olympics 2008
History has been created. Indian sportspreson Abhinav Bindra has won a gold at Beijing Olympics for the Men’s 10m Air Rifle final after shooting a total of 700.5. He has thus become the first Indian individual gold medallist ever at the Olympics. He scored 596 (joint fourth) in the qualifying round and out-scored all other shooters in the finals with a round of 104.5.
Abninav Bindra specialises in the field of Air rifle. He was the youngest Indian participant at the 2000 Olympic Games. He won six gold medals at various international meets in 2001. In the Air rifle event at the 2002 Commonwealth Games, Manchester, he won Gold in the Pairs event and Silver in the individual event. At the 2004 Olympic Games, he broke the Olympic record but failed to win a medal. He is a recipient of the Arjuna award in 2001 and the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award for the year 2001-2002. Abhinav Bindra’s potential talent was first spotted by Lt. Col. J.S. Dhillon. He was Bindra’s first coach.
Abhinav Bindra is the brightest star among a new breed of talented Indian shooters. Born on September 28, 1983, Bindra is quite often criticized for not delivering on the promise he showed as a child prodigy.
source:Abhinav Bindra Profile – Indian Shooter Abhinav Bindra Biography – Information on Abhinav Bindra
it feels great and proude that india won a gold lets c if dis year we can win some more
Wrestler Sushil Kumar wins Olympic bronze medal for India taking India’s tally of medals in the Beijing 2008 Olympics ( बीजिंग २००८ ) to 2.
Sushil Kumar contested in the 66kg Freestyle Wrestling at Beijing Olympics and beat Spiridonov of Kazhakastan in the bronze medal bout. The Indian boxer gained access to the bronze medal round thru the repecharge round even though he lost in the first round. The Last time an Indian Wrestler won a medal was when K D Yadav won the bronze medal in Wrestling in 1952 Olympic Games Helsinki
The earlier medal was won by Abhinav Bindra- gold in shooting.