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Himachal’s Vijay Kumar wins silver at Olympics to give India second medal

Olympian silver medalist Vijay kumar

Shooter Vijay Kumar after wining Silver medal in london olympic

Vijay Kumar is a Army sharp shooter, Vijay Kumar, won the silver medal in the individual 25 metre rapid fire pistol event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.He fought a nerve—wracking battle with five other top marksmen to clinch the silver medal in the men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event at the Olympic Games here on Friday.Vijay Kumar is from Harsour village of Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh and is presently a serving subedar in the Indian Army.
This is India’s second medal in the ongoing quadrennial extravaganza after fellow marksman Gagan Narang’s bronze in the 10m Air Rifle event on July 30. This was also the country’s fourth medal in shooting in Olympic history.

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