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Abhinav Bindra Biography

Abhinav Bindra is an Indian shooter who is also the World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event. A seasoned player, he did India good by winning the gold in the 10 m Air Rifle event at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and becoming the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games. At the age of 15, Abhinav participated in the 1998 Commonwealth Games. He ticket to fame was the bronze medal that he won in the 2001 Munich World Cup with a new junior world record score of 597/600. He has won six gold medals at various international meets in 2001. He also has the Arjuna Award and the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award credited to his name. In the Air rifle event at the 2002 Commonwealth Games, Manchester, he won Gold in the Pairs event and a silver in the individuals event. On July 24, 2006, Bindra became the first Indian shooter to win a World Championship gold in Zagreb. He went on to pack a gold at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games and a Bronze in the Singles event. His gold at the the 2006 ISSF World Shooting Championships with a score of 699.1. guareented him a spot in the 2012 Olympics. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Abhinav Bindra won the gold for the Men's 10m Air Rifle final after shooting a total of 700.5. Abhinav Bindra also won the Gold medal in the Men's 10 metre Air rifle event at 12th Asian Shooting Championships, which was held in Doha Qatar. In the London Olympics 2012, Abhinav Bindra did not proceed beyond the qualification round with a score of 594 at 16th rank.

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Reports: Abhinav Bindra could make acting debut with cameo in own biopic
Reports: Abhinav Bindra could make acting debut with cameo in own biopic
Harshvardhan Kapoor will play the lead role in the film.
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore announces monthly stipend of Rs 50,000 for elite athletes
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore announces monthly stipend of Rs 50,000 for elite athletes
152 athletes will be covered under the scheme.
Abhinav Bindra to get a biopic, Harshvardhan Kapoor to play lead role
Abhinav Bindra to get a biopic, Harshvardhan Kapoor to play lead role
The announcement was made by the actor on social media.
Over 100 athletes removed from government's TOPS list till 2020 Olympics
Over 100 athletes removed from government's TOPS list till 2020 Olympics
The Olympic Podium Scheme has removed a large number of players to focus on potential medal winners in the near future.
PM Modi's Olympic Task Force sets target for 2028 Olympics, appeals for replacement of bureaucrats in SAI 
PM Modi's Olympic Task Force sets target for 2028 Olympics, appeals for replacement of bureaucrats in SAI 
In an attempt to improve India's stint at the Olympics, Modi's Task Force calls for significant restructuring of the SAI.
Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra gives smart reply after fan tries to troll him on his gold medal anniversary 
Ace shooter Abhinav Bindra gives smart reply after fan tries to troll him on his gold medal anniversary 
It was on this day, in 2008, when Abhinav Bindra won India's first ever individual Olympic gold medal.
Abhinav Bindra tweets out to Sports Minister Vijay Goel regarding Berlin debacle
Abhinav Bindra tweets out to Sports Minister Vijay Goel regarding Berlin debacle
The incident in Berlin sent shockwaves through the Indian sporting industry.
Indian shooting legend Abhinav Bindra takes a dig at Virat Kohli-Anil Kumble fiasco
Indian shooting legend Abhinav Bindra takes a dig at Virat Kohli-Anil Kumble fiasco
Anil Kumble resigned from the post of the Head Coach of the Indian Cricket team.
With World Cup in 10 days, India's Olympic shooters detained wrongly by officials at New Delhi airport
With World Cup in 10 days, India's Olympic shooters detained wrongly by officials at New Delhi airport
Abhinav Bindra has launched a scathing attack on Twitter after the incident.
Sports ministry names Abhinav Bindra and Pullela Gopichand in eight-member task force to plan for future Olympics
Sports ministry names Abhinav Bindra and Pullela Gopichand in eight-member task force to plan for future Olympics
India managed to garner only two medals despite sending a record contingent to the Olympic Games in Rio.
5 Indian Olympic medallists and who should play them in movies
5 Indian Olympic medallists and who should play them in movies
Here is a list of five Indian Olympic medallists and who should play them in movies.
Abhinav Bindra and Anju Bobby George part of committee established by ministry to inspect the current sports governance framework
Abhinav Bindra and Anju Bobby George part of committee established by ministry to inspect the current sports governance framework
The committee is assigned to come up with a comprehensive National Sports Development Code across all sports disciplines
The most viral tweets from the world of sports in 2016
The most viral tweets from the world of sports in 2016
Sports and social media make for a heady cocktail.
50m pistol event to be scrapped from Olympics, Indian shooters "deeply saddened"
50m pistol event to be scrapped from Olympics, Indian shooters "deeply saddened"
The 50m rifle prone men, 50m pistol men and double trap men events are all set to be scrapped from the Olympic Games.
Abhinav Bindra: A straight-shooter if ever there was one
Abhinav Bindra: A straight-shooter if ever there was one
Abhinav Bindra opens up to Sportskeeda about his childhood, career, life after retirement and his future plans.
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