‘Lonely’ Abhinav Bindra Hopes for Gold Club Company in Tokyo 2020

In a “lonely” club for a decade now, India’s only individual Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra’s pragmatism mingled with optimism as he hoped that not one but a few more will crowd the place come Tokyo 2020.

Bindra appointed in IOC’s Athletes’ Commission

This is another landmark achievement for the 2008 Olympics gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra — who was elected the chairman of International Shooting Sport Federation’s (ISSF) Athletes Committee in 2014, making him the first Indian to receive the honour.

Abhinav Bindra: The man who changed Indian Olympic history

August 11 2008, Beijing, China – Flashback – 25-year-old Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra shoots a near perfect 10.8 in his final shot in the Men’s 10m Air Rifle event . Almost immediately he knows he has won an Olympic medal. But he’s not sure where exactly on the podium he will be standing.

Bindra’s father on his first conversation after the gold medal

The 35-year-old Bindra remains India’s only individual gold medallist in the Olympics

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