Gold Medal at Afro Asian Games
- It all started in 2003 for Narang. He won the gold medal in the Afro Asian games in Hyderabad on 26 October 2003 in the men's 10m air rifle competition.
- This victory put him on the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) radar.
- In 2004, he finished 12th in the 10m Air Rifle event at the Athens Olympic Games.
2006 - a year of highs for Narang
- He won an air rifle gold medal at the World Cup 2006.
- Gagan went on to beat Thomas Farnik of Austria's 703.1 with a 704.3 in the pains air rifle score in a pre-Olympic event in Hannover, Germany.
- At the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, Gagan Narang won 4 gold medals.
Gagan creates history
- In 2008, the shooter won gold in the men's 10m Air Rifle event, which was a world record score in the ISSF World Cup Final.
- Gagan made a world record by shooting a perfect 600 in the qualification round and scored 103.5 in the final round; thereby making a total score of 703.5.
Gagan Narang goes from strength to strength
- In the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, Gagan Narang added 4 gold medals to the Indian tally.
- He shot a perfect 600 in the Men's 10 m air rifle singles event, making a new record.
- A silver medal was won at the Asian Games 2010. He along with Abhinav Bindra and Sanjeev Rajput went on to bag silver, in a team event.
Awards bestowed upon Narang
Gagan Narang was honoured with the Padma Shree Award in 2010. In 2011, he won India’s highest award for sports - the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
Gagan’s consistent performance does India proud
28 Jul 2014
- In the 2012 London Olympics, Gagan Narang won a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event.
- His total score of 701.1 made him the 1st Indian medal winner at the 2012 games.
- In the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Gagan Narang won his first silver in the men's 50-metre rifle prone silver.
Gagan Narang secures quota for Rio Olympics
16 May 2015
- Gagan Narang won the bronze medal in the 50m Rifle Prone event of the ISSF World Cup at Fort Benning in USA, thus securing a quota place in the the 2016 Rio Olympics.
- He shot 185.8 overall to get to the third place.
- The gold and silver went to Michael McPhail of the US and Ole Kristian Bryhn of Norway, respectively.