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A somewhat stronger India

A somewhat stronger India
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First Published: Mon, Aug 25 2008. 01 10 AM IST

Updated: Mon, Aug 25 2008. 11 46 AM IST
New Delhi: As the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing conclude, India is celebrating its first three-medal haul, including a debut individual gold for shooter Abhinav Bindra.
This helped India, which was tied with two others for the 65th spot among 74 medal-winning countries in the 2004 Athens Games with just one silver, move up the medals table, ending the 2008 Games at No.50 out of 87 countries that won any medals.
Here is a look at India’s Olympics highlights and lowlights, relatively speaking.
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First Published: Mon, Aug 25 2008. 01 10 AM IST