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Abhinav Bindra Wins Gold for India at Beijing Olympics 2008

Abhinav Bindra of India , won India’s historic ever individual Olympic gold medal at Beijing XXIX Olympics on Monday(Aug 11 2008) with a thrilling come-from-behind victory in the men’s 10 metres air rifle event .

India, winners of 8 hockey gold medals, had never won an individual Olympic title before Abhinav Bindra’s success. India’s last Olympic gold medal was from hockey (8th gold) at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.