Abhinav Bindra reveals why India fails to win medals at Olympics

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New Delhi, Aug 16: At a time when nation is getting disheartened over Indian contingent's dismal show at the ongoing Rio Olympics, India's lone individual gold medalist Abhinav Bindra has revealed why the India lags behind in winning medals at the sporting extravaganza.

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The India shooter, who missed another Olympic medal at Rio by a whisker, came out in support of the Indian Olympians on Twitter on Tuesday and appealed to improve the system first and then expect a medal.

Abhinav Bindra reveals why India fails to win medal at Olympics

India has sent it's biggest ever Olympic contingent (118) in Rio but is still waiting for it's first medal in the quadrennial event. With every medal hopeful bowing out of the Rio Olympics, India's chances of winning 6 medals, previous tally at London Olympics, are bleak.

India's dismal show at Rio has given fodder to the critics.

Here is what the five-time Olympian had to say:

Bindra's tweet was in reference to an article published in The Guardian, which described how the country was investing heavily in its athletes to achieve glory at Olympics.

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Indian sports persons and sports enthusiasts have lauded several Indian athletes for their performance at Rio.

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