Abhinav Bindra’s Wikipedia page was updated with the news of his winning the gold medal at the Beijing Olympics, within 20 minutes. [via @pacificleo. 45 Over 50 updates already today. His photo was just put up, during the time I took to type this post. The updated text:
“In August 2008, he became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games, and the first gold medal since 1980 for India”
Update: Bindra also has a blog – at http://abhinavbindra.blogspot.com/ . [via @s4ur4bh] This morning, there were two comments on this post on Bindra’s blog, before he won the medal. Now there are 588 comments.
The first story went up on Digg at around 11am IST.