Air India?s Gagan Narang is first medalist for India at Olympics 2012
Air India?s Gagan Narang became the winner of the first medal for India in the 2012 Olympics being held at London when he clinched the Bronze in the 10 metre air rifle event. This is India’s 10th individual medal in the history of Olympics.
Gagan Narang, an employee of Air India from Hyderabad a two time world record setter, won four gold medals in the 2010 Commonwealth Games at Delhi and followed with two silver medals in the Guangzhou Asian Games. He was the first Indian to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics. He has over 40 medals under his belt from various prestigious international competitions.
Mr Rohit Nandan, Chairman and Managing Director, Air India congratulates Gagan Narang on behalf of the entire Air India family on his achievement. Air India is proud to have him on board and all Air Indians wish him the very best.
Air India has promoted sports and sports persons in the country for decades. Today the airline has some of the best sportspersons on its rolls who have won laurels for the country in their respective disciplines like hockey, cricket, chess, shooting, carrom, kabaddi, badminton and swimming.