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Men's Air Rifle, 10 metres

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Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing Shooting Range Hall, Beijing
Date Started: August 11, 2008
Date Finished: August 11, 2008

Gold: IND Abhinav Bindra
Silver: CHN Zhu Qinan
Bronze: FIN Henri Häkkinen

Summary

In 2006, India’s Abhinah Bindra won the World Championships. His biggest rival in Beijing was expected to be hometown favorite Zhu Qinan, the 2004 gold medalist. The qualifying was led by Finland’s Henri Häkkinen with Zhu one point back in second, and Bindra two points in fourth place. But Häkkinen shot the lowest score in the final round, 101.4, while Bindra posted the highest score, 104.5, to win the gold medal. Zhu held onto second place and the silver medal. Bindra’s gold medal was the first ever individual gold medal won by an Indian athlete in any sport.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal TP
1 Abhinav Bindra 25 India IND Gold 700,5
2 Zhu Qinan 23 China CHN Silver 699,7
3 Henri Häkkinen 28 Finland FIN Bronze 699,4
4 Alin Moldoveanu 25 Romania ROU 698,9
5 Konstantin Prikhodchenko 36 Russia RUS 698,4
6 Péter Sidi 29 Hungary HUN 698,4
7 Stevan Pletikosić 36 Serbia SRB 697,7
8 Sergey Kruglov 23 Russia RUS 697,0
9 Gagan Narang 25 India IND 595
10 Thomas Farnik 41 Austria AUT 594
11 Oleksandr Lazeikin 25 Ukraine UKR 594
12 Niccolò Campriani 20 Italy ITA 594
13 Václav Haman 22 Czech Republic CZE 593
14 Cao Yifei 20 China CHN 593
15 Tino Mohaupt 24 Germany GER 593
16 Park Bong-Deok 34 South Korea KOR 593
17 Nemanja Mirosavljev 38 Serbia SRB 593
18 Vitaly Bubnovich 33 Belarus BLR 592
19 Are Hansen 26 Norway NOR 592
20 Marco De Nicolo 31 Italy ITA 592
21 Artur Aivazian 35 Ukraine UKR 592
22 Vebjørn Berg 28 Norway NOR 592
23 Jason Parker 34 United States USA 591
24 José Luis Sánchez 21 Mexico MEX 591
25 Roberto José Elías 31 Mexico MEX 590
26 Han Jin-Seop 26 South Korea KOR 590
27 Stephen Scherer 19 United States USA 590
28 Toshikazu Yamashita 31 Japan JPN 590
29 Jonathan Hammond 27 Great Britain GBR 589
30 Christian Planer 33 Austria AUT 589
31 Rajmond Debevec 45 Slovenia SLO 589
32 Luis Martínez 32 Spain ESP 589
33 Robert Kraskowski 40 Poland POL 589
34 Oliver Geissmann 29 Liechtenstein LIE 588
35 Nedžad Fazlija 40 Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH 588
36 Michael Winter 32 Germany GER 588
37 Petar Gorša 20 Croatia CRO 588
38 Vitaly Dovgun 37 Kazakhstan KAZ 587
39 Ruslan Ismailov 21 Kyrgyzstan KGZ 587
40 Josselin Henry 26 France FRA 587
41 Doron Egozi 27 Israel ISR 587
42 Yury Yurkov 25 Kazakhstan KAZ 586
43 Mohamed Abdellah 40 Egypt EGY 586
44 Eliécer Pérez 34 Cuba CUB 585
45 Simon Beyeler 26 Switzerland SUI 583
46 Mohammad Hossain 24 Bangladesh BAN 581
47 Matthew Inabinet 23 Australia AUS 579
48 Mohammad Umer 25 Pakistan PAK 578
49 Benjamin Burge 28 Australia AUS 576
50 Walter Martínez 40 Nicaragua NCA 569
51 Sašo Nestorov 21 Macedonia MKD 558