Abhinav Bindra won gold medal in Olympics for Men's 10m air rifle.
- India's first gold medal in Beijing Olympics
- It is first ever individual gold medal in Olympics for India
- He is born in Dehradun and a resident of Chandigarh
- In 1980 India won gold medal for hockey
"I am extremely delighted and proud to hear today that you have realised the dream of a billion of our people by winning the Olympic gold medal in the 10-metre air rifle event in Beijing," President Prathibha Patil congratulating Abhinav Bindra