Monday, August 13, 2012

Gagan Narang: Bronze Medalist in 10m air rifle event at the 2012 London Olympics

Gagan Narang celebrates winning the bronze medal at the end of the men's 10-meter air rifle at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Source : Zee News
 Gold medallist Alin George Moldoveanu (C) of Romania, silver medallist Niccolo Campriani of Italy (L) and bronze medallist Gagan Narang of India pose on the podium during the Victory Ceremony following the men’s 10m Air Rifle Shooting final on Day 3.                 Source: http://summergames.uxadditive

Gagan Narang won the bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event at the 2012 London Olympics with a total score of 701.1 becoming India's first medal winner at the 2012 games. Gagan was just behind the silver medallist Niccolo Campriani of Italy who scored 701.5, while the gold medallist Alin George Moldoveanu of Romania was at 702.1.  However he failed to qualify for the finals of the men's 50-metre rifle three positions at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

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