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Shooting at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's 10 metre air pistol

The men's 10 metre air pistol event at the 2008 Olympic Games took place on August 9 at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall, and was won by the reigning World champion, Pang Wei of the host country, who thus became the first male gold medal winner of the Beijing Olympics.

Men's 10 metre air pistol
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
VenueBeijing Shooting Range Hall
DateAugust 9, 2008
Competitors48 from 35 nations
Winning score688.2
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Pang Wei  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Jin Jong-oh  South Korea
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jason Turner  United States
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The event consisted of two rounds: a qualifier and a final. In the qualifier, each shooter fired 60 shots with an air pistol at 10 metres distance. Scores for each shot were in increments of 1, with a maximum score of 10.

The top 8 shooters in the qualifying round moved on to the final round. There, they fired an additional 10 shots. These shots scored in increments of .1, with a maximum score of 10.9. The total score from all 70 shots was used to determine final ranking.

Kim Jong-su of North Korea originally won the bronze medal, but was disqualified after he tested positive for propranolol, upgrading Turner from fourth to third place.[1]

Contents

RecordsEdit

The existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

Qualification records
World record   Sergei Pyzhianov (URS) 593 Munich, Germany 13 October 1989
Olympic record   Mikhail Nestruyev (RUS) 591 Athens, Greece 14 August 2004
Final records
World record   Sergei Pyzhianov (URS) 695.1 (593+102.1) Munich, Germany 13 October 1989
Olympic record   Wang Yifu (CHN) 690.0 (590+100.0) Athens, Greece 14 August 2004

Qualification roundEdit

The qualification round was held between 12:00 and 13:45 China Standard Time (UTC+8), with all shooters fitting into a single relay.

Rank Athlete Country 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Notes
1 Pang Wei   China 97 98 100 96 97 98 586 Q
2 Jin Jong-oh   South Korea 99 96 99 99 94 97 584 Q
Kim Jong-su   North Korea 97 98 98 98 97 96 584 DQ1[›]
4 Jason Turner   United States 98 100 93 96 99 97 583 Q
5 Leonid Yekimov   Russia 95 97 99 97 96 98 582 Q
6 Brian Beaman   United States 98 96 95 98 94 100 581 Q
7 Jakkrit Panichpatikum   Thailand 96 96 98 97 98 96 581 Q
8 Walter Lapeyre   France 98 98 95 96 99 95 581 Q
9 Vigilio Fait   Italy 95 96 98 98 95 98 580
10 Tanyu Kiryakov   Bulgaria 96 96 97 97 97 97 580
11 Tan Zongliang   China 95 98 97 99 95 96 580
12 Norayr Bakhtamyan   Armenia 97 98 97 97 95 96 580
13 Júlio Almeida   Brazil 98 97 97 98 95 95 580
14 Damir Mikec   Serbia 96 98 95 99 98 94 580
15 Dilshod Mukhtarov   Uzbekistan 94 98 99 99 96 94 580
16 Lee Dae-myung   South Korea 97 98 98 99 95 93 580
17 Oleg Omelchuk   Ukraine 95 98 96 97 96 97 579
18 João Costa   Portugal 100 95 97 95 97 95 579
19 Tomoyuki Matsuda   Japan 97 98 97 97 96 94 579
20 Rashid Yunusmetov   Kazakhstan 94 98 97 96 97 96 578
21 Hans-Jörg Meyer   Germany 95 97 93 98 96 98 577
22 Yury Dauhapolau   Belarus 99 96 95 93 97 97 577
23 Susumu Kobayashi   Japan 93 96 99 96 96 97 577
24 Wojciech Knapik   Poland 97 97 99 96 95 93 577
25 Franck Dumoulin   France 92 96 97 97 97 97 576
26 Kwon Tong-hyok   North Korea 97 95 95 96 93 99 575
27 Kanstantsin Lukashyk   Belarus 94 95 97 95 97 97 575
28 Pavol Kopp   Slovakia 95 95 96 96 98 95 575
29 Mikhail Nestruyev   Russia 96 96 94 97 99 93 575
30 Kai Jahnsson   Finland 93 94 97 98 96 96 574
31 Sergey Babikov   Tajikistan 96 96 95 95 96 96 574
32 Daniel Repacholi   Australia 97 97 96 95 94 94 573
33 Christoph Schmid   Switzerland 95 95 98 97 96 92 573
34 Nguyễn Mạnh Tường   Vietnam 92 99 97 93 95 96 572
35 Ivan Rybovalov   Ukraine 95 95 96 97 96 93 572
36 David Moore   Australia 95 94 93 94 98 97 571
37 Roger Daniel   Trinidad and Tobago 98 95 92 94 96 96 571
38 Florian Schmidt   Germany 94 96 95 97 93 96 571
39 Yang Wang   New Zealand 96 93 94 97 97 94 571
40 Mauro Badaracchi   Italy 94 96 94 96 97 94 571
41 Nikola Šaranović   Montenegro 94 96 92 96 96 96 570
42 Samaresh Jung   India 92 95 96 98 96 93 570
43 Stênio Yamamoto   Brazil 92 96 94 97 92 97 568
44 Iulian Raicea   Romania 93 97 95 95 96 91 567
45 Yusuf Dikeç   Turkey 93 97 93 95 94 94 566
46 Philip Elhage   Netherlands Antilles 93 99 93 93 94 94 566
47 Mahmod Abdelaly   Egypt 94 94 93 93 92 97 563
48 Edirisinghe Senanayake   Sri Lanka 91 94 93 91 94 98 561

DQ Disqualified – Q Qualified for final

^ 1: Kim was third in the original official result list for the qualification round, but was disqualified several days after the final had taken place. In the final version of the document, Kim's result is removed and the third place is empty, indicating that no extra shooter had been allowed into the final.

FinalEdit

The final was held at 15:00 China Standard Time (UTC+8).

Rank Athlete Qual 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final Total Shoot-off Notes
    Pang Wei (CHN) 586 9.3 10.3 10.5 10.3 10.4 10.3 10.7 10.4 10.7 9.3 102.2 688.2
    Jin Jong-oh (KOR) 584 9.5 9.9 10.6 10.3 9.4 10.2 10.1 10.8 9.9 9.8 100.5 684.5
    Jason Turner (USA) 583 8.8 10.4 10.6 10.1 10.5 9.5 9.7 10.8 8.9 10.0 99.0 682.0 10.5
4   Brian Beaman (USA) 581 10.0 10.3 10.3 10.0 10.4 9.1 10.0 10.1 10.4 9.7 101.0 682.0 10.3
5   Leonid Yekimov (RUS) 582 10.2 10.3 8.7 9.8 10.4 9.5 9.2 10.0 10.6 9.8 98.5 680.5
6   Walter Lapeyre (FRA) 581 9.7 10.3 9.4 10.7 9.4 10.3 9.6 9.2 10.4 10.3 99.3 680.3
7   Jakkrit Panichpatikum (THA) 581 9.9 9.6 9.2 9.8 9.7 10.3 10.4 9.1 10.8 9.2 98.0 679.0
8   Kim Jong-su (PRK) 584 9.2 10.2 10.5 9.9 10.3 9.5 10.2 8.9 10.3 10.0 99.0 683.0 DQ

DQ Disqualified

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/olympics/7562384.stm Athletes stripped of medals for doping

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