Bindra wins gold in 10m Air Rifle event
New Delhi, August 11, 2008 : India's Abhinav Bindra has won gold in the men's 10-metre Air Rifle event in Beijing. China's Qinan Zhu won silver while Finland's Henri Hakkinen won bronze. This is India's first ever Olympic gold in any individual event and ninth in total. Bindra had shot a total of 596 out of 600, shooting a perfect 100 in 3 of the 6 rounds of the qualifiers.