Meet Abhinav Bindra, an Indian Olympic shooter. See photos, video and a biography of Abhinav below.

Abhinav Bindra
Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra made the history books in India today, as he is the first Indian to ever win an Olympic individual gold for his country. He was in fourth place after qualifying in the Men’s 10m air rifle event, but pulled it off in the final round, beating China’s Zhu Qinan, who took the silver, and Finland’s Henri Hakkinen, who took the bronze.

Bindra’s gold medal is the first thus far for India at the Beijing Olympics. See the final results here.

Abhinav Bindra Biography

As a biogrpahy, Abhinav Bindar was born on September 28, 1982 in Dehra Dun, India. He is 25 years old. How did Abhinav get his start in the sport? He was said to have a likeness towards guns and liked the fame that would go along with it. He competed at the 2000 Olympic Games and in 2001, he participated at several international meets, where he won six gold medals. Bindar did compete at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games, but unfortunately did not make the medal stand.

Bindra is currently the CEO of Abhinav Futuristics.

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