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Shooting at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 metre pistol

The Men's 50 metre pistol event at the 2008 Olympic Games took place on August 12 at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall.

Men's 50 metre pistol
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
VenueBeijing Shooting Range Hall
DateAugust 12, 2008
Competitors45 from 32 nations
Winning score660.4
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Jin Jong-oh  South Korea
2nd, silver medalist(s) Tan Zongliang  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Vladimir Isakov  Russia
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The event consisted of two rounds: a qualifier and a final. In the qualifier, each shooter fired 60 shots with a pistol at 50 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 silver medal, but was disqualified after he tested positive for propranolol.[1]

RecordsEdit

The existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

Qualification records
World record   Aleksandr Melentiev (URS) 581 Moscow, Soviet Union 20 July 1980
Olympic record   Aleksandr Melentiev (URS) 581 Moscow, Soviet Union 20 July 1980
Final records
World record   William Demarest (USA) 676.2 (577+99.2) Milan, Italy 4 June 2000
Olympic record   Boris Kokorev (RUS) 666.4 (570+96.4) Atlanta, United States 23 July 1996

Qualification roundEdit

Rank Athlete Country 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Notes
1 Tan Zongliang   China 96 94 93 96 90 96 565 Q
Kim Jong-su   North Korea 94 92 95 94 94 94 563 DQ1[›]
3 Oleg Omelchuk   Ukraine 94 96 94 93 93 93 563 Q
4 Pavol Kopp   Slovakia 99 92 89 93 98 92 563 Q
5 Vladimir Isakov   Russia 95 93 96 94 93 92 563 Q
6 Jin Jong-oh   South Korea 91 94 94 97 97 90 563 Q
7 Tanyu Kiryakov   Bulgaria 90 93 95 94 95 95 562 Q
8 Damir Mikec   Serbia 92 93 94 95 95 90 559 Q
9 Tomoyuki Matsuda   Japan 92 94 91 94 93 94 558
10 Susumu Kobayashi   Japan 91 95 94 92 93 93 558
11 Kanstantsin Lukashyk   Belarus 96 95 92 92 92 91 558
12 Yury Dauhapolau   Belarus 93 94 95 95 93 88 558
13 Hans-Jörg Meyer   Germany 93 91 88 95 96 94 557
14 Daryl Szarenski   United States 91 94 88 94 92 96 555
15 Norayr Bakhtamyan   Armenia 93 91 92 93 93 93 555
16 Lin Zhongzai   China 92 92 94 93 92 92 555
17 Rashid Yunusmetov   Kazakhstan 91 96 92 90 96 90 555
18 Júlio Almeida   Brazil 96 91 94 93 89 91 554
19 Francesco Bruno   Italy 92 95 95 92 92 88 554
20 Ivan Rybovalov   Ukraine 89 91 91 96 91 95 553
21 Jason Turner   United States 91 93 92 93 90 94 553
22 Kai Jahnsson   Finland 92 94 93 90 92 92 553
23 Yusuf Dikeç   Turkey 94 94 92 93 90 89 552
24 Mikhail Nestruyev   Russia 98 88 93 90 95 88 552
25 Walter Lapeyre   France 94 94 93 96 87 88 552
26 Lee Dae-myung   South Korea 90 90 90 91 96 94 551
27 Ryu Myong-yon   North Korea 87 93 92 93 92 94 551
28 Vigilio Fait   Italy 92 90 89 91 96 93 551
29 Florian Schmidt   Germany 93 91 91 89 91 94 549
30 Jakkrit Panichpatikum   Thailand 91 93 88 93 91 93 549
31 Dilshod Mukhtarov   Uzbekistan 93 92 90 90 93 91 549
32 Samy Abdel Razek   Egypt 91 92 97 87 91 91 549
33 João Costa   Portugal 93 95 91 95 88 87 549
34 Franck Dumoulin   France 90 89 96 94 88 91 548
35 David Moore   Australia 89 85 92 92 95 93 546
36 Edirisinghe Senanayake   Sri Lanka 89 93 88 88 94 93 545
37 Martin Tenk   Czech Republic 90 91 90 91 93 89 544
38 Nguyễn Mạnh Tường   Vietnam 92 89 89 91 93 89 543
39 Wojciech Knapik   Poland 95 86 95 91 89 87 543
40 Christoph Schmid   Switzerland 94 86 91 91 92 88 542
41 Daniel Repacholi   Australia 89 93 89 81 94 94 540
42 Samaresh Jung   India 88 92 91 86 90 93 540
43 Sergey Babikov   Tajikistan 90 83 93 92 90 92 540
44 Stênio Yamamoto   Brazil 91 89 86 92 91 89 538
45 Nikola Šaranović   Montenegro 89 88 87 90 93 88 535

DQ Disqualified – Q Qualified for final

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

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Qual 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final Total Shoot-off Notes
    Jin Jong-oh (KOR) 563 10.3 10.5 9.8 8.5 10.4 10.3 9.7 9.9 9.8 8.2 97.4 660.4
    Tan Zongliang (CHN) 565 7.9 9.2 10.2 8.1 10.6 9.8 10.2 9.6 9.7 9.2 94.5 659.5
    Vladimir Isakov (RUS) 563 8.7 8.4 9.8 9.7 10.5 9.5 10.3 9.5 9.1 10.4 95.9 658.9 9.1
4   Oleg Omelchuk (UKR) 563 8.2 10.5 10.1 10.5 9.3 10.1 9.6 8.3 10.3 9.0 95.9 658.9 6.5
5   Pavol Kopp (SVK) 563 9.4 10.3 10.0 10.0 8.7 8.3 10.2 8.7 10.0 9.0 94.6 657.6
6   Tanyu Kiryakov (BUL) 562 9.3 9.1 9.8 10.4 9.8 10.7 8.7 9.3 8.9 8.8 94.8 656.8
7   Damir Mikec (SRB) 559 9.9 10.6 8.7 9.9 8.7 9.8 10.5 8.2 10.2 10.3 96.8 655.8
  Kim Jong-su (PRK) 563 9.3 10.0 9.0 9.0 10.7 10.2 9.4 9.2 9.9 10.5 97.2 660.2 DQ

DQ Disqualified

ReferencesEdit

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