Lalita Yauhleuskaya

Lalita Yauhleuskaya (born 31 December 1963 in Sokol, Russia) is a professional sporting shooter who won a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney representing Belarus and currently represents Australia in international competition.[1]

Lalita Yauhleuskaya
Medal record
Women's shooting
Representing  Belarus
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney 25 m pistol
Representing  Australia
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester Sport pistol
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester Sport pistol pairs
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester Air pistol
Gold medal – first place 2006 Melbourne 10 m pistol
Gold medal – first place 2006 Melbourne 10 m pistol pairs
Gold medal – first place 2006 Melbourne 25 m pistol
Gold medal – first place 2006 Melbourne 25 m pistol pairs
Silver medal – second place 2010 Dehli 25 m pistol pairs
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Manchester Air pistol pairs
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Glasgow 25 m pistol
Commonwealth Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Brisbane 25 m pistol

Yauhleuskaya began competitive shooting at age 13. In 1986, representing the Soviet Union, she finished 5th in the women's 10 metre air pistol at the ISSF World Shooting Championships in Suhl, Germany. Ten years later she was selected in the Belarusian team for the Atlanta Olympics where she placed 8th in the 10m air pistol. Four years later she picked up her bronze medal in the women's 25 metre pistol at the Sydney Olympics. She became an Australian citizen after the Sydney Olympics and represented her new country in Athens and Beijing. She was also selected for the Australian team for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, finishing in 40th in the women's 10 m air pistol[2] and 17th in the women's 25 m pistol.[3] In 2014 Commonwealth Games, she clinched Bronze Medal in women’s 25-metre pistol event.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ISSF - International Shooting Sport Federation - issf-sports.org". www.issf-sports.org.
  2. ^ "10m Air Pistol Results". olympic.org/. IOC. Retrieved 26 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "25m pistol". olympic.org/. IOC. Retrieved 26 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat wins gold, Anisa Sayyed silver, Lalita Yauhleuskaya Bronze". news.biharprabha.com. Indo-Asian News Service. 26 July 2014. Retrieved 26 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)