Through this write up we are tracing the profile, carrier and biography of Indian Player Abhinav Bindra.

Abhinav Bindra Biography


Abhinav Bindra was born on January 24 1979, in Chandigarh, India. He won six gold medals at three consecutive Olympics from 1996 to 2008, becoming the only Indian athlete to win multiple Olympic Gold Medals. In 2012 he became the first person to win both individual and team medals in the same Olympics. His achievements also earned him India's fourth highest civilian award, the Padma Shri.

Biography of Abhinav Bindra

Abhinav Bindra Career

Abhinav Bindra was born on November 21, 1977, in Chandigarh, India. He began his athletic career as a child playing cricket. At age 12, he started training in karate under Master Jitsu Nobu Kubota, who later became his coach.

As a teenager, he became professional after winning gold medals at three International Junior Karate Championships. In 1997, he won the World Junior Karate Championship and the Asian Games.

Bindra began his career as a child prodigy, winning several national titles before turning professional in 1995. At age 15, he became the youngest individual world champion in any sport, winning the World Youth Archery Championships in 1993.

He became the youngest-ever Olympic Champion, winning the Gold Medal in the men's individual recurve event at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. In 2004, he won another gold medal at the Athens Olympics.After becoming the youngest ever Olympic champion in shooting, he retired in 2005

List of Awards

  • At 8, he started his sports career as a shooter.
  • In 1998 he won the gold medal in the World Shooting Championship held in Hyderabad.
  • In late 2000, he became the first Indian athlete to win two gold medals in a single Olympics.
  • He won 4th place in the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.
  • He won a silver medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
  • He won a bronze medal in the 2012 London Olympic Games.
  • He is considered the greatest sportsman in India.
  • His work has won numerous awards, including the Padma Shri (2010), Arjuna Award (2009) and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2011).

Other Achievements

Harper Sport published a biography of Bindra in collaboration with sports journalist Rohit Brijnath in October 2011. Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken officially announced it at an event in New Delhi on October 27 2011. The book received positive reviews, and Harshvardhan Kapoor has been cast in the lead role in an upcoming biopic based on the memoir.