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Shooting at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's 50 metre rifle three positions

The Women's 50 metre rifle three positions event at the 2008 Olympic Games took place on August 14 at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall.

Women's 50 metre rifle three positions
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
VenueBeijing Shooting Range Hall
DateAugust 14, 2008
Competitors43 from 28 nations
Winning score690.3 (OR)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Du Li  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kateřina Emmons  Czech Republic
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Eglis Yaima Cruz  Cuba
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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 .22 Long Rifle at 50 metres distance. 20 shots were fired each from the standing, kneeling, and prone positions. 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, all from the standing position. 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.

RecordsEdit

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

Qualification records
World record   Sonja Pfeilschifter (GER) 594 Munich, Germany 28 May 2006
Olympic record   Renata Mauer (POL) 589 Atlanta, United States 24 July 1996
Final records
World record   Sonja Pfeilschifter (GER) 698.0 (594+104.0) Munich, Germany 28 May 2006
Olympic record   Lioubov Galkina (RUS) 688.4 (587+101.4) Athens, Greece 20 August 2004

Qualification roundEdit

Rank Athlete Country 1 2 PR 3 4 ST 5 6 KN Total Notes
1 Du Li   China 99 97 196 97 97 194 100 99 199 589 Q EOR
2 Eglis Yaima Cruz   Cuba 99 100 199 97 96 193 98 98 196 588 Q
3 Olga Dovgun   Kazakhstan 100 100 200 97 95 192 98 98 196 588 Q
4 Lidija Mihajlović   Serbia 99 100 199 96 95 191 97 99 196 586 Q
5 Jamie Beyerle   United States 98 100 198 93 98 191 99 98 197 586 Q
6 Kateřina Emmons   Czech Republic 100 97 197 96 98 194 97 98 195 586 Q
7 Wu Liuxi   China 99 100 199 96 96 192 98 96 194 585 Q
8 Lioubov Galkina   Russia 97 100 197 96 98 194 99 95 194 585 Q
9 Barbara Lechner   Germany 95 97 192 97 98 195 100 95 195 582
10 Sylwia Bogacka   Poland 97 99 196 96 98 194 97 95 192 582
11 Agnieszka Staron   Poland 96 99 195 95 97 192 96 98 194 581
12 Suzana Cimbal Špirelja   Croatia 100 99 199 96 96 192 96 93 189 580
13 Laurence Brize   France 99 100 199 91 95 186 95 99 194 579
14 Marjo Yli-Kiikka   Finland 97 99 196 97 95 192 95 96 191 579
15 Valentina Turisini   Italy 100 99 199 94 96 190 95 95 190 579
16 Esmari van Reenen   South Africa 100 98 198 94 89 183 97 100 197 578
17 Sonja Pfeilschifter   Germany 98 97 195 95 94 189 96 98 194 578
18 Tatiana Goldobina   Russia 98 98 196 94 95 189 96 97 193 578
19 Adela Sykorova   Czech Republic 97 100 197 94 96 190 95 96 191 578
20 Daria Shytko   Ukraine 98 99 197 91 93 184 97 99 196 577
21 Sandra Fong   United States 97 99 196 92 93 185 98 98 196 577
22 Daniela Peskova   Slovakia 100 99 198 94 92 186 95 98 193 577
23 Irene Beyeler   Switzerland 97 98 195 97 91 188 98 96 194 577
24 Hanna Etula   Finland 98 98 196 96 95 191 94 96 190 577
25 Annik Marguet   Switzerland 98 99 197 93 96 189 96 94 190 577
26 Snježana Pejčić   Croatia 98 99 197 94 98 192 93 94 187 576
27 Gyda Ellefsplass Olssen   Norway 98 97 195 95 95 190 94 96 190 575
28 Desislava Balabanova   Bulgaria 97 94 191 97 94 191 95 97 192 574
29 Kristina Vestveit   Norway 99 99 198 94 92 186 95 94 189 573
30 Elena Kuznetsova   Uzbekistan 96 96 192 94 97 191 98 92 190 573
31 Natallia Kalnysh   Ukraine 96 98 194 92 93 185 95 97 192 571
32 Anjali Bhagwat   India 94 97 191 93 96 189 96 95 191 571
33 Zorigtyn Batkhuyag   Mongolia 99 95 194 89 92 181 98 97 195 570
34 Kim Yoo-Yeon   South Korea 95 98 193 91 90 181 97 98 195 569
35 Thanyalak Chotphibunsin   Thailand 100 100 200 85 93 178 93 98 191 569
36 Natalia Zamora   Mexico 97 96 193 96 94 190 91 95 186 569
37 Anita Toth   Hungary 96 98 194 94 93 187 95 93 188 569
38 Marie Laure Gigon   France 96 96 192 93 91 184 96 96 192 568
39 Diliana Mendez   Venezuela 94 99 192 96 92 188 94 94 188 568
40 Robyn van Nus   Australia 96 96 192 90 93 183 95 96 191 566
41 Sasithorn Hongprasert   Thailand 95 96 191 89 95 185 95 95 190 565
42 Avneet Kaur Sidhu   India 95 95 190 90 93 183 87 92 179 552
43 Susan McCready   Australia 98 97 195 87 85 172 91 92 183 550

EOR Equalled Olympic record – KN Kneeling position – PR Prone position – Q Qualified for final – ST Standing position

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Qual 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final Total Notes
    Du Li (CHN) 589 8.7 10.3 10.4 9.8 9.9 10.8 10.0 10.1 10.8 10.5 101.3 690.3 OR
    Kateřina Emmons (CZE) 586 10.7 10.1 10.7 10.6 9.7 10.6 10.0 9.5 9.6 10.2 101.7 687.7
    Eglis Yaima Cruz (CUB) 588 10.3 10.1 9.3 10.0 10.5 10.2 9.0 10.0 10.7 9.5 99.6 687.6
4   Lioubov Galkina (RUS) 585 10.5 10.1 10.2 9.9 10.7 10.5 9.1 10.4 10.7 10.3 102.4 687.4
5   Jamie Beyerle (USA) 586 10.5 9.5 10.4 10.2 10.6 9.9 10.3 10.2 10.6 8.7 100.9 686.9
6   Olga Dovgun (KAZ) 588 9.9 10.0 10.5 9.4 9.9 10.4 9.8 8.7 9.5 10.2 98.3 686.3
7   Lidija Mihajlović (SRB) 586 10.8 10.3 10.0 10.2 10.6 9.4 9.9 8.7 10.4 9.7 100.0 686.0
8   Wu Liuxi (CHN) 585 10.1 9.5 10.7 10.2 9.8 9.8 10.3 10.7 9.9 9.9 100.9 685.9

OR Olympic record