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March 24, 2006

Commonwealth Games 2006

Commonwealth Games 2006: Complete coverage

India's Gagan Narang celebrates after winning the gold medal during the men's 50m rifle 3 positions shooting event at the Wellsford Rifle Range during day nine of the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, on Friday.

Narang fired 1261.4 (1163 + 98.4) points to set a new Games record erasing the old mark of 1251.5 set by compatriot Charan Singh, who achieved the feat at the previous edition of the Games at Manchester in 2002.

Compatriot Abhinav Bindra took the silver, while Australia's Ben Burge won the bronze.


Photographs: Getty Images

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