Indian updates and videos of Beijing Olympics 2008

Abhinav Bindra
Abhinav Bindra

As far as the updates go, the Indian contingent till now has at least some reasons to cheer in the Abhinav Bindra who has struck the lone Gold in 10m air rifle event. The medal hopes for the Indian contingent stays alive with Akhil Kumar and Jitendra Kumar in boxing. Akhil Kumar advanced to the quarter finals beating World Champion from Russia. The tennis duo of  Paes and Bhupathi have crashed out of Olympics when they were comprehensively beaten by the Swiss duo of Roger Federer and his partner.

However disappointment came in the form of Athens Silver medalist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore who failed to qualify for the final in the double trap event. Also shooters Anjali Bhagwat, Samresh Jung, Gagan Narang and tennis star Sania Mirza along with a few others like archer Dola Banerjee and shuttler Anup Sridhar failed to advance to the next round thereby reducing the chances of more medals.

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India at Beijing Olympics 2008
India at Beijing Olympics 2008

courtesy : http://www.rediff.com/sports/oly-live.html