Bindra won India's first ever individual gold medal when he took the men's
10-meter air rifle championship. Finland's Satu Makela-Nummela won the gold in
World records have been broken in five swimming
events, with American Michael Phelps continuing his quest for eight gold medals
at the Beijing Olympics.
Phelps and his American teammates shattered the world record in the four-by-100
meter freestyle relay Monday, with anchorman Jason Lezak touching the wall to
set a new record (3:08.24).
President Bush was on hand for the
record-setting event. Phelps later qualified for the final of the 200-meter
butterfly by winning his preliminary heat in an Olympic record time (1:53.70).