Abhinav Bindra

India’s Rio Quest: Abhinav Bindra Chosen as Flag-Bearer

 June 13, 2016   R K Gupta

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In one of last week’s developments, the Indian Olympic Association, IOA announced that 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra would be the flag-bearer of Indian contingent at Rio Games’ opening ceremony on August 5. This will also be the fifth Olympic appearance for the ace shooter, who is the sole individual gold medal winner […]

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Indian Shooters Qualify

Four More Indian Shooters Qualify for 2016 Rio Games after Delhi Qualifying Tournament

 February 6, 2016   R K Gupta

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At the end of 2016 Asian Olympic Shooting Qualifying Tournament in New Delhi on February 3, four Indian shooters made the qualification grade in four events. With that, the Indian shooting contingent for 2016 Rio Games has grown to 9 men and 3 women in various shooting categories. After Kuwait was suspended by the International Olympic […]

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Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra Clinches Gold in Men’s 10m Air Rifle in 8th Asian Air-Gun Championships

 September 28, 2015   R K Gupta

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The 8th Asian Air-gun Championship began with a spectacular opening ceremony at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi on Friday. Guests from participating nations enjoyed themselves as a rock band performed and different groups presented colorful dance performances. 2012 London Olympic bronze medalist Gagan Narang took the athletes’ oath in the presence of the chief […]

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