Shooting at the 2008 Summer Olympics - Men's 10 metre air rifle

Infobox Olympic event
event = Men's 10 metre air rifle
games = 2008 Summer
venue = Beijing Shooting Range Hall
date = August 11, 2008
competitors = 51
nations = 37
gold = Abhinav Bindra
goldNOC = IND
silver = Zhu Qinan
silverNOC = CHN
bronze = Henri Häkkinen
bronzeNOC = FIN
win_label = Winning score
win_value = 700.5
prev = 2004
The Men's 10 metre air rifle event at the 2008 Olympic Games took place on August 11 at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall. Abhinav Bindra became the first ever individual Olympic champion of India.

The event consisted of two rounds: a qualifier and a final. In the qualifier, each shooter fired 60 shots with an air rifle at 10 metres distance from the standing position. Scores for each shot were in increments of 1, with a maximum score of 10.

The top 8 shooters in the qualifying round moved on to the final round. There, they fired an additional 10 shots. These shots scored in increments of .1, with a maximum score of 10.9. The total score from all 70 shots was used to determine final ranking.

Medalists


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