Brigitte Roy

Brigitte Roy (born February 25, 1959 in Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, Gironde) is a French sport shooter.[1] She is also a member of Association Sportive Libourne for the shooting class, and is coached and trained by Zeljko Todorovic.

Brigitte Roy
Personal information
Nationality France
Born (1959-02-25) 25 February 1959 (age 62)
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, Gironde,
France
Height1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
SportShooting
Event(s)10 m air pistol (AP40)
25 m pistol (SP)
ClubAssociation Sportive Libourne
Coached byZeljko Todorovic

At age forty-five, Roy became the oldest French shooter to compete for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She placed thirtieth in the 10 metre air pistol, with a score of 374 points. She also finished tenth in the qualifying rounds of women's 25 metre pistol, with an impressive score of 578 points, tying her position with China's Cao Ying and Australia's Lalita Yauhleuskaya.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Roy competed for the second time in two pistol shooting events. She placed twenty-third out of forty-four shooters in the women's 10 metre air pistol, with a total score of 379 points.[2] Three days later, Roy competed for her second event, 25 metre pistol, where she was able to shoot 289 targets in the precision stage, and 291 in rapid-fire, for an overall total score of 580 points, finishing only in fifteenth place.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Brigitte Roy". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Women's 10m Air Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Women's 25m Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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