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
|Venue||Sydney International Shooting Centre|
|Date||16 September 2000|
|Competitors||43 from 30 nations|
|Winning score||688.9 (OR)|
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.
|World record||Sergei Pyzhianov (URS)||593||Munich, West Germany||13 October 1989|
|Olympic record||Wang Yifu (CHN)||587||Atlanta, United States||20 July 1996|
|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|
DQ Disqualified – OR Olympic record – Q Qualified for final
|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
- Official Report of the XXVII Olympiad — Shooting (PDF). Retrieved 2008-09-06.