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Shooting at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's 10 metre air pistol

The men's 10 metre air pistol competition at the 2000 Summer Olympics was held on 16 September, the day after the opening ceremony. Franck Dumoulin and Wang Yifu both reached 590 points in the qualification round of 60 shots, raising the Olympic record by three points. Although both shooters performed considerably worse in the final, their seven-point gap to the bronze medal was quite safe. Dumoulin outperformed Wang by two points, setting a new final Olympic record.

Men's 10 metre air pistol
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
VenueSydney International Shooting Centre
Date16 September 2000
Competitors43 from 30 nations
Winning score688.9 (OR)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Franck Dumoulin  France
2nd, silver medalist(s) Wang Yifu  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Igor Basinski  Belarus
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RecordsEdit

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

Qualification records
World record   Sergei Pyzhianov (URS) 593 Munich, West Germany 13 October 1989
Olympic record   Wang Yifu (CHN) 587 Atlanta, United States 20 July 1996
Final records
World record   Sergei Pyzhianov (URS) 695.1 (593+102.1) Munich, West Germany 13 October 1989
Olympic record   Wang Yifu (CHN) 684.8 Barcelona, Spain 28 July 1992

Qualification roundEdit

Rank Athlete Country Score Notes
1 Wang Yifu   China 590 Q OR
2 Franck Dumoulin   France 590 Q OR
3 Mikhail Nestruyev   Russia 583 Q
4 Igor Basinski   Belarus 583 Q
5 João Costa   Portugal 581 Q
6 Roberto Di Donna   Italy 581 Q
7 Stéphane Gagne   France 581 Q
8 Tanyu Kiryakov   Bulgaria 581 Q
9 Vladimir Gontcharov   Russia 579
9 Dilshod Mukhtarov   Uzbekistan 579
11 Sorin Babii   Romania 578
11 Jerzy Pietrzak   Poland 578
11 Tan Zongliang   China 578
11 Martin Tenk   Czech Republic 578
15 Michael Douglass   United States 577
15 Kanstantsin Lukashyk   Belarus 577
17 Jan Fabo   Slovakia 576
17 Dionissios Georgakopoulos   Greece 576
17 Yuri Melentiev   Kyrgyzstan 576
20 Hans-Jürgen Bauer-Neumaier   Germany 575
20 Artur Gevorgjan   Germany 575
20 Paolo Ranno   Italy 575
23 William Demarest   United States 574
23 Vladimir Guchsha   Kazakhstan 574
25 Masaru Nakashige   Japan 573
26 Boris Kokorev   Russia 572
27 Vigilio Fait   Italy 571
27 Tarek Riad   Egypt 571
29 Lajos Pálinkás   Hungary 570
30 Felipe Beuvrín   Venezuela 569
30 Iulian Raicea   Romania 569
32 David Moore   Australia 567
33 Norbelis Bárzaga   Cuba 566
34 Friedhelm Sack   Namibia 565
34 Sergio Werner Sanchez Gomez   Guatemala 565
36 Noriyuki Nishitani   Japan 564
37 Ricardo Chandeck   Panama 562
38 David Porter   Australia 561
39 Chris Rice   Virgin Islands 560
40 Christián Muñoz Ortega   Chile 559
41 Luis Méndez   Uruguay 556
42 István Jambrik   Hungary 555
Alexander Danilov   Israel DQ

DQ Disqualified – OR Olympic record – Q Qualified for final

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Qual Final Total Notes
    Franck Dumoulin (FRA) 590 98.9 688.9 OR
    Wang Yifu (CHN) 590 96.9 686.9
    Igor Basinski (BLR) 583 99.7 682.7
4   Mikhail Nestruyev (RUS) 583 99.3 682.3
5   Stéphane Gagne (FRA) 581 101.0 682.0
6   Roberto Di Donna (ITA) 581 99.5 680.5
7   João Costa (POR) 581 98.4 679.4
8   Tanyu Kiryakov (BUL) 581 95.8 676.8

OR Olympic record

ReferencesEdit

  • Official Report of the XXVII Olympiad — Shooting (PDF). Retrieved 2008-09-06.