Family says that it was 15 years wait for them which finally ended. Gagan Narang won bronze medal in this year’s Olympics 10m Air Rifle shooting. This became the first win by an Indian in his year’s Olympics in London. Back in Hyderabad, his family and friends are celebrating in his apartment in Begumpet.
Addressing the media, Gagan Narang’s father said that this was his long time dream which finally became true; after all winning an Olympic medal isn’t a joke. Ganan won the medal in the Royal Artillery Barracks yesterday on 30 July 2012. His chance to won the gold medal was lost but he took it positively. His family appreciated his positive spirit and was happy that he made the country proud.
There are two more events 50M Rifle Prone and 50M Rifle 3 Positions that have to take place. Ganan has all chances to win the gold medal in either of these. By participating in these events and winning the medal, he opened up lines for other aspiring players to take part in offbeat sports than the usual cricket and hockey.
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