Shooting at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Shooting at the 2008 Summer Paralympics consisted of twelve events. The competition was held in the Beijing Shooting Range Hall from 7 September to 12 September.

Shooting
at the XIII Paralympic Games
Shooting pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Paralympic Shooting
VenueBeijing Shooting Range Hall
Dates7–12 September 2008
2004
2012

ClassificationEdit

Paralympic shooters are classified according to the extent of their disability. The classification system allows shooters to compete against others with a similar level of function.

Shooting classifications are:

  • SH1 - competitors who do not need a shooting stand
  • SH2 - competitors who use a shooting stand to support the firearm's weight.

EventsEdit

For each of the events below, medals were contested for one or more of the above classifications. After each classification is given the date that the event was contested.

  • Men's 10 m air pistol
    • SH1 - 7 September
  • Men's 10 m air rifle standing
    • SH1 - 8 September
  • Men's 50 m free rifle 3×40
    • SH1 - 10 September
  • Women's 10 m air pistol
    • SH1 - 8 September
  • Women's 10 m air rifle standing
    • SH1 - 7 September
  • Women's 50 m sport rifle 3×20
    • SH1 - 9 September
  • Mixed 25 m sport pistol
    • SH1 - 10 September
  • Mixed 50 m free pistol
    • SH1 - 12 September
  • Mixed 10 m air rifle prone
    • SH1 - 11 September
    • SH2 - 9 September
  • Mixed 10 m air rifle standing
    • SH2 - 11 September
  • Mixed 50 m free rifle prone
    • SH1 - 12 September

Participating countriesEdit

There were 140 athletes (96 male, 44 female) from 44 nations taking part in this sport.

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

This ranking sorts countries by the number of gold medals earned by their shooters (in this context a nation is an entity represented by a National Paralympic Committee). The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze medals. If, after the above, countries are still tied, equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea (KOR)4329
2  Sweden (SWE)3014
3  Russia (RUS)2136
4  China (CHN)1337
5  Great Britain (GBR)1001
  Slovakia (SVK)1001
7  France (FRA)0202
  Germany (GER)0202
9  Israel (ISR)0101
10  New Zealand (NZL)0011
  Puerto Rico (PUR)0011
  Slovenia (SLO)0011
Totals (12 nations)12121236

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's 10 m air pistol SH1
details
Valeriy Ponomarenko
  Russia
Sergey Malyshev
  Russia
Lee Ju-Hee
  South Korea
Men's 10 m air rifle standing SH1
details
Jonas Jacobsson
  Sweden
Norbert Gau
  Germany
Franc Pinter
  Slovenia
Men's 50 m rifle 3×40
details
Jonas Jacobsson
  Sweden
Doron Shaziri
  Israel
Dong Chao
  China
Women's 10 m air pistol SH1
details
Lin Haiyan
  China
Moon Aee-Kyung
  South Korea
Natalia Dalekova
  Russia
Women's 10 m air rifle standing SH1
details
Veronika Vadovicova
  Slovakia
Manuela Schmermund
  Germany
Nilda Gomez Lopez
  Puerto Rico
Women's 50 m rifle 3×20 SH1
details
Lee Yun-Ri
  South Korea
Kim In-Yeon
  South Korea
Zhang Cuiping
  China
Mixed 25 m pistol SH1
details
Andrey Lebedinskiy
  Russia
Li Jianfei
  China
Valeriy Ponomarenko
  Russia
Mixed 50 m pistol SH1
details
Park Sea-Kyun
  South Korea
Lee Ju-Hee
  South Korea
Valeriy Ponomarenko
  Russia
Mixed 10 m air rifle prone SH1
details
Matt Skelhon
  Great Britain
Zhang Cuiping
  China
Sim Jae-Yong
  South Korea
Mixed 10 m air rifle prone SH2
details
Lee Ji-Seok
  South Korea
Raphael Voltz
  France
Viktoria Wedin
  Sweden
Mixed 10 m air rifle standing SH2
details
Lee Ji-Seok
  South Korea
Raphael Voltz
  France
Michael Johnson
  New Zealand
Mixed 50 m rifle prone SH1
details
Jonas Jacobsson
  Sweden
Zhang Cuiping
  China
Dong Chao
  China

ReferencesEdit

  • "Schedules and Results - Shooting". The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Archived from the original on 2008-09-06. Retrieved 2008-09-08.

External linksEdit