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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)
Sport
SportSports shooting

CareerEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "ISSF - International Shooting Sport Federation - issf-sports.org". www.issf-sports.org. 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.
Awards
Preceded by
  Jessica Rossi
ISSF Shooter of the Year
2014
Succeeded by
  Snježana Pejčić