India at RIO Olympics

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Final Results Summary : RIO Olympics


ABHINAV BINDRA:  finished 4TH in 10m Men’s Air Rifle.

In the final, he went as high as second at one point, but with four shooters left, he went into a shoot-off to stay in the final. He lost the shoot-off and ended fourth in is fifth Olympics. Bindra is the only Indian to have an individual gold medal at the Olympics.

Earlier Bindra had a great finish to finish seventh and reach the final.

Gagan Narang, bronze medallist in 2012, finished 23rd and failed to reach the final.

GAGAN NARANG: 23rd in 10m Men’s Air Rifle; failed to make final.

MANAVJIT SANDHU: Shot 23-23-22 on first day; He shot 25-22 on second day to finish 16th and failed to reach the final.

KYNAN CHENAI: Shot 22-23-22 on first Day; Shot 24-23 on second Day to finish 19th, and failed to reach the final.


LAXMI RANI MAJHI – Lost to Alexandra Longova (Slovakia) 1-7


Indian Team lost narrowly 1-2 to Germany in their second match in Pool B.

  • Niklas Wellen scored for Germany in 18th minute;
  • Rupinder Pal Singh scored off a Penalty corner for India in the same quarter in 23rd minute to make it 1-1.
  • Christopher Ruhr scored with three seconds left in the match in the 60th minute to make it 2-1 for Germany.

This was India’s second match. They beat Ireland in the first match.


India lost to Great Britain 0-3 in their second pool match. This was their first loss after a 2-2 draw with Japan in the first pool match.


SHIVANI KATARIYA – came second in her heats in 2:09.30s in the 200 women’s fresstyle but failed to make the semi-finals. The 16 best timings from six heats qualified for the semi-finals.

SAJAN PRAKASH – finished fourth in his Heat in 1:59.37 in 200m butterfly and failed to make the semi-finals.

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