India’s First Medal win by Narang

Gagan_narangAce marksman Gagan Narang on Monday scooped the first medal for India at the London Olympic Games  in the men’s 10m air rifle event here.

The gold was won by Romania’s Moldoveanu Alin George and the silver was won by world number 1 Niccolo Campriani of Italy who stood second.

This is also India’s eighth individual medal and third medal in shooting at the Olympic Games.

Earlier, Narang had kept alive India’s hopes by advancing to the medal round after Bindra crashed out. The Hindu reported. Image source (The Hindu)

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