:ਗਗਨ ਨਾਰੰਗ Hindi
: गगन नारंग ) is an ace Indian shooter
, especially in Air rifle shooting, supported by the Olympic Gold Quest
. He is the first Indian to qualify for the London Olympics.
Gagan Narang added 4 gold medals to the Indian tally at the recently concluded 2010 Commonwealth Games
in New Delhi. In the Men's 10 m air rifle singles event, he shot a perfect 600 which was a new record. Gagan also clinched a silver medal in his pet event at the Asian Games 2010
. He also combined with Abhinav Bindra
and Sanjeev Rajput
to provide the country with another silver, in the team event behind champions China. Both of his silves were won on the opening day of Asian Games
Gagan Narang is a gold medalist in the Afro Asian games
, 2003 in Hyderabad
on October 26, 2003 in Men's 10m air rifle competition. a rediff.com
article about Afro-Asian Games He had won an air rifle gold medal at the World Cup 2006
and followed that event in April 2008.
In a pre-Olympic event in Hannover
, Gagan shot an air rifle score higher than the world record, 704.3 as opposed to 703.1 set by Thomas Farnik
in the World Cup 2006.
Gagan qualified for the 2008 ISSF World Cup Final
after he won a bronze in the World Cup in... Read More