Abhinav Bindra India

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

28 Sep 1982

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Sport Guides

SHOOTING

Abhinav Bindra competed in SHOOTING

Did you know?

  • Shooting has 15 medal events, divided into three different groups: rifle, pistol and shotgun.
  • In the rifle and pistol competitions, marksmen aim at targets ranging from 10 to 50 metres away.
  • In the shotgun event, competitors shoot at clay targets propelled at a series of different directions and angles.
  • Shooting has been an Olympic sport since the first modern Games in 1896 but the events were very different back then.
  • There was live pigeon shooting in Paris in 1900 and pistol duelling at the unofficial Games six years later - when participants shot at mannequins in frock coats.

Results for Abhinav Bindra

Date Event Rank Mark
30 Jul Men's 10m Air Rifle Qualification 16 594 pts