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Abhinav Bindra Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 23, 2019

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Short Biography

Abhinav Bindra was born on 28-09-1982 in Dehradun in the state of Uttarakhand, India. He is an Indian Shooter, Athlete & Businessperson.

Abhinav Bindra Complete Bio & Career

Abhinav Bindra did his primary education from the "Doon School' for only 2 years, and later he studied in St. Stephen's School Chandigarh. In the year 2000, he finished his graduation from Stephen College. His parents were keener for him to make his career in sports. Thus for starting his initial training in shooting, they had built an indoor shooting range at their home in Patiala.

Dr. Amit Bhattacharyaji was the first person who encouraged him to pursue his career in sports, and according to his advice, he opted the shooting as sports. In 2006, he won the Gold Medal under 10m Air rifle event at the ISSF World Shooting Championships. In the following year in 2008 Beijing Olympic, he became the first ever-Indian Olympian who won the 10m Air rifle event gold medal by an Indian in the Olympic Games. India won the Olympic Gold medal again in 2008 by the Abhinav after 1980 Gold won by the Indian hockey team. Abhinav was the first sportsperson who recreated the moment for India after 1980. He kept continuing his grace to win the Gold medal though in 2002, 2006, and 2010 and even in 2014 commonwealth games.

In the year 2014, he joined the Advisory Committee in Gosport Foundation (Bangalore) as the active member. On May 2016, the IOA (Indian Olympic Association), he appointed for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as their "Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian subcontinent". Gabriele Bühlmann is his coach at present who is also an Olympic shooter for five times. A biopic on him has been announced and wil be released in 2020.

Honours & Awards

Arjuna Award National Sports Award 2000 Shooting
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna National Sports Award 2001 Shooting
Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2009 Sports

Abhinav Bindra Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Apjit Bindra, and Babli Bindra.

Life's Important Dates Of Abhinav Bindra

Body Measurements

Chest Size 39
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Chandigarh, India
School The Doon School, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
St.Stephen School, Chandigarh, India
College University of Colorado, U.S.A.
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Visiting Museums, Collecting Indian Contemporary Art, Playing Games on PlayStation.
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Commonwealth Games, 1998
Salary N/A
Net Worth $50 Million
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Volvo V8, and Audi Q5


Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Sport Shooting
Favorite Actress Kareena Kapoor , Deepika Padukone
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Place Goa, Dubai

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Abhinav Bindra

  • He was the first Indian who won the gold medal at the Olympic after 1980.
  • He won the gold medal in 2002,2006,2010 and 2014 commonwealth games.
  • He was decorated with the prestigious Arjuna award in 2000.
  • He was honored by the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2001.
  • He was conferred by Padma Bhushan in 2009.
  • In 2011, Indian Territorial Army honored him by the "Honorary lieutenant colonel".

Abhinav Bindra Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

41 years, 4months, 25 days old age Abhinav Bindra will turn 42 on 28 September, 2024. Only 7 months, 5 days, 20 hours,14 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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