Narang Wins The First Medal for India in The London Olympics 2012
Well, now there is someone who has broken the ice for winning medals and it is Gagan Narang who won a bronze medal, being the first one to win a medal from India this year in the Olympics 2012.
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Gagan Narang, who is a rifle shooter from India in the 2012 London Games, became the first Indian to win a medal this year in the Olympics 2012 at London. Narang won a bronze medal in the 10-metre air rifle shooting event, achieving a score of 701.1 in the game making him win this medal.
In this rifle shooting event, Moldoveanu from Romania took the gold medal scoring 702.1 while silver medal was taken by Niccolo Campriani from Italy who scored 701.5. It was the third time for Gagan Narang in the Olympic Games.
Gagan Narang, who is 29 years old from Hyderabad, had missed being in the final round during the last Beijing Games, but this year Narang, made his way to the finals standing third and getting a bronze medal for India and also being the first Indian to get a medal in the London Games 2012.
B.S. Narang, the father of Gagan Narang was delighted about his son winning the first medal from an India this year and said that this would definately boost Gagan Narang to win more medals.
Abhinav Bindra, who had won a gold medal in the Beijing Games scored 594 as a total score this year in the London Games and hence could not be in the final event of the 10 metre rifle event. Well, Gagan Narang’s winning amdeal has become Indian rifle shooters to win medals in the Olympics thrice in a row. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore had won a silver medal in 2004 in Athen, then it was Bindra who won a gold medal in 2008 in Olympics 2008 in Beijing and this year it is Gagan Narang who has won a bronze in Olympics 2012 in London.
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