Ahn Soo-kyeong

Ahn Soo-Kyeong (also An Su-Gyeong, Korean: 안 수경; born January 9, 1987, in Jeju City) is a South Korean sport shooter.[2] She won a gold medal in the women's air pistol at the 2003 ISSF World Cup in Fort Benning, Georgia, United States, accumulating a score of 485.2 points.[1]

Ahn Soo-Kyeong
Personal information
Nationality South Korea
Born (1987-01-09) 9 January 1987 (age 34)
Jeju City, South Korea[1]
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
SportShooting
Event(s)10 m air pistol (AP40)
25 m pistol (SP)
Coached byKim Soon Pal[1]

At age seventeen, Ahn made her official debut for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where she competed in two pistol shooting events. She placed tenth out of forty-one shooters in the women's 10 m air pistol, with a score of 382 points. Three days later, Ahn competed for her second event, 25 m pistol, where she was able to shoot 286 targets in the precision stage, and 291 in the rapid fire, for a total score of 577 points, finishing only in thirteenth place.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Ahn qualified for the second time in the women's 25 m pistol, along with her teammate Lee Ho-Lim. She finished only in eleventh place by one point behind Japan's Michiko Fukushima from the final attempt, for a total score of 581 points (288 in the precision stage and 293 in the rapid fire).[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "ISSF Profile – Ahn Soo-Kyeong". ISSF. Retrieved 18 January 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Ahn Soo-Kyeong". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 18 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Women's 25m Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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