Maura Genovesi

Maura Genovesi (born May 25, 1973 in Lucca) is an Italian sport shooter.[2] She won a silver medal in women's sport pistol at the 2008 ISSF World Cup series in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, accumulating a score of 784.9 points.[3][4] Genovesi is a member of the shooting team for Gruppo Sportivo Forestale, and is coached and trained by Aldo Andreotti.[1]

Maura Genovesi
Personal information
Nationality Italy
Born (1973-05-25) 25 May 1973 (age 47)
Lucca, Italy
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Sport
SportShooting
Event(s)10 m air pistol (AP40)
25 m pistol (SP)
ClubGruppo Sportivo Forestale[1]
Coached byAldo Andreotti[1]

Genovesi represented Italy at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed in two pistol shooting events. She placed twenty-eighth out of forty-four shooters in the women's 10 m air pistol, by one point ahead of Hungary's Zsófia Csonka from the final attempt, with a total score of 378 targets.[5] Three days later, Genovesi competed for her second event, 25 m pistol, where she was able to shoot 291 targets in the precision stage, and 285 in the rapid fire, for a total score of 576 points, finishing only in twenty-fourth place.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "CONI Profile – Maura Genovesi" (in Italian). Italian National Olympic Committee. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Maura Genovesi". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  3. ^ "ISSF Profile – Maura Genovesi". ISSF. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Tiro a Segno: Maura Genovesi seconda a Rio nella Pistola Sportiva" [Shooting: Maura Genovesi finishes second in sport pistol at Rio] (in Italian). Blogo Italiano. 27 March 2008. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Women's 10m Air Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Women's 25m Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2013.

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