Gagan Narang

Gagan Narang was born 06th May, 1983 in Chennai,Tamil Nadu.

He is the third Indian shooter after Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore and Abhinav Bindra to win an Olympic medal.

Sport: Shooting
Event: Air Rifle
Birthday: May 06, 1983
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Highlights:

Olympics
Year Venue Event Rank
2012 London 10 m Air Rifle Bronze
World Championships
Year Venue Event Rank
2010 Munich 10 m Air Rifle Bronze
Asian Games
Year Venue Event Rank
2010 Guangzhou 10 m Air Rifle (individual) Silver
2010 Guangzhou 10 m Air Rifle (Team) Silver
2006 Doha          10 m Air Rifle (Team) Bronze
2006 Doha          50m Rifle 3 Positions (individual) Bronze
2006 Doha          50m Rifle 3 Positions (Team) Bronze
Commonwealth Games
Year Venue Event Rank
2006 Melbourne 10 m Air Rifle (individual) Gold
2006 Melbourne 10 m Air Rifle (Pairs) Gold
2006 Melbourne 50m Rifle 3 Positions (individual) Gold
2006 Melbourne 50m Rifle 3 Positions (Pairs) Gold
2010 Delhi        10 m Air Rifle (individual) Gold
2010 Delhi        10 m Air Rifle (Pairs) Gold
2010 Delhi        50m Rifle 3 Positions (individual) Gold
2010 Delhi        50m Rifle 3 Positions (Pairs) Gold
2014 Glasgow    50 m Rifle Prone Silver
2014 Glasgow    50m Rifle 3 Positions Bronze
ISSF World Cup
Year Venue Event Rank
2009 Changwon  50m Rifle 3 Positions Gold
2008 Bangkok     10 m Air Rifle Gold
2006 Guangzhou 10 m Air Rifle Gold
2009 Changwon  10 m Air Rifle  Bronze
2008 Beijing        10 m Air Rifle Bronze
Other Important Results
Year Competition Event Rank
2016 Rio Olympics 50m Rifle Prone 13
2016 Rio Olympics 10m Air Rifle 23
2016 Rio Olympics 50m Rifle 3 Position 33
2012 London Olympics 50m Rifle Prone 18
2012 London Olympics 50m Rifle 3 Position 20
2008 Beijing Olympics 10m Air Rifle 9
2008 Beijing Olympics 50m Rifle 3 Position 13
2008 Beijing Olympics 50m Rifle Prone 35
2004 Athens Olympics 10m Air Rifle 12
2014 World Championships, Granada 50m Rifle Prone 6
2010 World Championships, Munich 50m Rifle 3 Position 13
2006 World Championships, Zagreb 10m Air Rifle 31
2014 World Championships, Granada 50m Rifle 3 Position 32
2006 World Championships, Zagreb 50m Rifle 3 Position 59
2010 World Championships, Munich 50m Rifle Prone 62
2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games 50m Rifle 3 Position (Pairs) 5
2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 50m Rifle Prone 7
2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games 50m Rifle Prone 10

Awards:

  • Padma Shri– 2011
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna– 2010
  • Arjuna Award– 2005

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