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Petra Zublasing (born 30 June 1989) is an Italian sports shooter who won the 10 m air rifle event at the 2014 World Championships.

Petra Zublasing
Personal information
Born (1989-06-30) 30 June 1989 (age 30)
Bolzano, Italy
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
SportSports shooting


She first competed internationally in 2003, having begun sports shooting in 2001.[1]

She competed in the Women's 10 metre air rifle and the women's 50 metre three positions events at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2][3] She won her first World Cup event in 2013 in Granada.[4] In 2014, she won her greatest title to date, winning the women's 10 m air rifle event at the 2014 World Championships.[1] To win, she beat the then reigning Olympic champion Yi Siling by 0.3 points with the last shot of the event.[5] Earlier that year, she had set a new world record in the women's 50 m three positions event at the World Cup event in Fort Benning, having set the previous world record at the 2013 World Cup Final in Munich.[6][7]

At the 2016 Olympics she competed in the same two events, reaching the final in the 50 m.[3] She studied at West Virginia University.[8]


  1. ^ a b "ISSF - International Shooting Sport Federation -". Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. ^ "London 2012: Petra Zublasing". London 2012. Archived from the original on 3 January 2013. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Sports Reference: Petra Zublasing". Sports Reference. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Zublasing won her first Rifle 3-Position Women Gold: "time to plan for the future"". ISSF. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Italy's Zublasing claimed the 10m Air Rifle Women title, with zen". ISSF. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Italy's Petra Zublasing claimed 50m Rifle 3 Position Women Gold in Fort Benning". ISSF. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Italy's Zublasing rises the 50m Rifle 3 Positions women World Cup". ISSF. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Zublasing Places 12th in Air Rifle at 2012 London Summer Olympics". wvmetronews. Retrieved 29 July 2012.
Preceded by
  Jessica Rossi
ISSF Shooter of the Year
Succeeded by
  Snježana Pejčić