The ace shooter announced his retirement from the sport and Rio Olympics 2016 will be his last competitive event. He will also be the flagbearer for India during the opening ceremony of the mega event.

Today, let us look back at India's flagbearers in the past five Summer Olympics:

2012: Sushil Kumar

2008: Rajyavardhan Rathore

2004: Anju Bobby George

2000: Leander Paes

1996: Pargat Singh

Rio Olympics: Abhinav Bindra chosen as India's flagbearer

By: Ira Shukla

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