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Abhinav Bindra bags the 10m Air Rifle gold medal

abhinav-bindra-gold medal commonwealth_gamesAbhinav Bindra ,31, first Indian Olympic individual gold medallist, has bagged the 10m Air Rifle gold medal during the Commonwealth Games ,agency reports said.

Bindra won an individual gold at the quadrennoal extravaganza which had eluded him on four previous attempts.

Bindra, who has already won nine medals including three gold in pairs events, was calmness personified as he did not put a foot wrong in the final round, having finishing third in the qualifications at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre,Dundee.

Bindra shot an aggregate of 205.3 to set a Games Record.

“This is my last Commonwealth Games. Five CWG and nine medals, it is enough for me,” Bindra said while speaking to Indian journalists.

“It was a well-earned medal because I work hard and I am happy to have achieved the feat. I got the desired result.”

India are currently placed fifth in the medals tally with three gold, four silver and three bronze medals behind England, Australia, Scotland and Canada.

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