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Alberto Fernández (sport shooter)

Alberto Fernández (born Madrid, 16 June 1983) is a Spanish trap shooter.[1] He competes in Trap Shooting and Olympic pit, being triple world champion in the years 2010[2], 2013[3] and 2018[4].

Alberto Fernández
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Personal information
NationalitySpanish
Born (1983-06-16) 16 June 1983 (age 36)
Madrid, Spain
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight100 kg (220 lb)
Sport
CountrySpain
SportShooting
Event(s)Trap
ClubLas Acacias

He has won three gold medals at the World Shooting Championships, between 2010 and 2018, and five medals at the European Shooting Championships, between 2006 and 2015.

He competed in three Summer Olympics, being in 33rd place in Beijing 2008[5], 25th in London 2012 and 17th in Rio de Janeiro 2016[6].

International AchievementsEdit

ISSF World Shooting Championships
Year Place Medal Competition
2010 Munich (  Germany)   Gold Individual
2013 Lima (  Peru)   Gold Team Competition
2018 Changwon (  South Korea)   Gold Individual
ISSF European Shooting Championships
Year Place Medal Competition
2006 Maribor (  Slovenia)   Bronze Individual
2006 Maribor (  Slovenia)   Bronze Team Competition
2010 Kazan (  Russia)   Gold Individual
2015 Maribor (  Slovenia)   Silver Individual
2015 Maribor (  Slovenia)   Bronze Team Competition

Social NetworksEdit

Alberto has great activity and presence in social networks, where shooters and followers from all over the world follow their competitions, training and other activities related to shooting.

You can follow him on:

SponsorsEdit

Alberto Fernández is a very appreciated shooter and valued by the main sponsor brands of the international market.

For years it has maintained two renowned brands, such as RIO Ammunition[7] and Perazzi[8] Shotguns.

RIO cartridges (Sports cartridges)Edit

This multinational has always supported the athlete, giving him the opportunity to represent his ammunition throughout his sporting life, starting with GB, later VINCI, later MAXAM, and since 2014 with RIO STAR TEAM EVO cartridges.[9]

Perazzi shotgunsEdit

The Italian weapons factory considers Alberto one of its most internationally recognized signings, showed in its continuous renewal of the contract, and the presence of its image in its social networks and Perazzi events.

Other interestsEdit

One of his great passions are electric guitars, which has led him to be one of the founders and components of the band "Los Geiperman"[10]. He's the solo guitar of this group, who pays tribute to spanish group "Hombres G" and perform concerts all around Spain since 2010.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alberto Fernandez". London 2012. Archived from the original on 6 September 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  2. ^ «Alberto Fernández se proclama campeón del mundo en la modalidad de foso olímpico». Europa Press, 3 de agosto de 2010.
  3. ^ «España se cuelga el oro en Lima». Europa Press, 26 de septiembre de 2013.
  4. ^ «Alberto Fernández, campeón del mundo de foso olímpico». Marca, 3 de septiembre de 2018.
  5. ^ "Men's Trap Qualification". London 2012. Archived from the original on 4 December 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  6. ^ "Alberto Fernández Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
  7. ^ "RIO AMMO". www.rioammo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-09-14.
  8. ^ "Perazzi". Perazzi (in Italian). Retrieved 2018-09-14.
  9. ^ "RIO AMMO - Star Team". www.rioammo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-09-14.
  10. ^ "Los Geiperman". YouTube. Retrieved 2018-09-14.

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