London Olympics Shooting: Gagan Narang’s profile

Zeenews Sports Bureau

New Delhi: Gagan Narang won Gold in the men`s 10 metre air rifle event with a world record score in 2008 ISSF World Cup Final. Gagan shot a perfect 600 in the qualification round and scored 103.5 in the final round making total score of 703.5 to gain the world record. Narang broke Austria`s Farnik Thomas`s record, set in the 2006 World Cup final in Granada, Spain.

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Narang scored 703.5 -- a perfect 600 in the qualifying and 103.5 in the final -- to break Austria`s Farnik Thomas`s record, set in the 2006 World Cup final in Granada, Spain.

The 29-year-old won four gold medals in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. He is also a two-time world record setter. Soon after his brilliant performance at the CWG games, he followed that up with two silver in the Guangzhou Asian Games a month later.