Shooting at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's 10 metre air rifle

The Men's 10 metre air rifle event at the 2012 Olympic Games took place on 30 July 2012 at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

Men's 10 metre air rifle
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
VenueRoyal Artillery Barracks
Date30 July 2012
Competitors47 from 33 nations
Winning score702.1
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Alin Moldoveanu  Romania
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Niccolò Campriani  Italy
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Gagan Narang  India
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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 rifle at 10 metres distance from the standing position. Scores for each shot were in increments of 1, with a maximum score of 10. Defending gold medalist Abhinav Bindra failed to qualify for the final.

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.

Gun - 4.5 mm Calibre Rifle Maximum 5.5 kg Bullet - 4.5 mm Pellets BullsEye - 0.55 mm Time for Each Shot - 75 seconds

Alin Moldoveanu of Romania won the gold medal by scoring 702.1. Gagan Narang won the Bronze Medal in the Men's 10 m Air Rifle Event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London with a final score of 701.1.[1] [2] It was India's second consecutive medal in the event.

RecordsEdit

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

Qualification records
World record   Tevarit Majchacheeap (THA) 600 Langkawi, Malaysia 27 January 2000
Olympic record   Zhu Qinan (CHN) 599 Athens, Greece 16 August 2004
Final records
World record   Zhu Qinan (CHN) 703.8 (600+103.8) Wroclaw, Poland 22 August 2011
Olympic record   Zhu Qinan (CHN) 702.7 (599+103.7) Athens, Greece 16 August 2004

Qualification roundEdit

Rank Athlete Country 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Inner 10s Notes
1 Niccolò Campriani   Italy 100 100 100 99 100 100 599 56 Q
2 Alin Moldoveanu   Romania 100 100 100 100 99 100 599 53 Q
3 Gagan Narang   India 100 100 98 100 100 100 598 53 Q
4 Wang Tao   China 99 100 100 100 100 99 598 52 Q
5 Illia Charheika   Belarus 100 100 100 100 99 98 597 52 Q
6 Ole Magnus Bakken   Norway 100 100 100 100 100 97 597 47 Q
7 Peter Hellenbrand   Netherlands 97 99 100 100 100 100 596 51 Q
8 Pierre Edmond Piasecki   France 100 99 100 100 98 99 596 50 Q
9 Sergy Rikhter   Israel 99 98 98 100 100 100 595 50
10 Zhu Qinan   China 99 99 99 100 100 98 595 50
11 Vitali Bubnovich   Belarus 100 100 99 100 98 98 595 46
12 Julian Justus   Germany 99 100 100 98 100 98 595 44
13 Péter Sidi   Hungary 99 98 100 100 99 98 594 52
14 Are Hansen   Norway 97 100 99 99 100 99 594 51
15 Alexei Kamenski   Russia 99 100 100 99 96 100 594 46
16 Abhinav Bindra   India 99 99 100 100 99 97 594 45
17 Kim Jong-Hyun   South Korea 98 100 99 99 98 99 593 46
18 Serhiy Kulish   Ukraine 99 99 100 100 97 98 593 45
19 Artur Ayvazyan   Ukraine 99 99 100 100 99 96 593 45
20 Alexandre Sokolov   Russia 99 100 96 99 100 99 593 44
21 Ruslan Ismailov   Kyrgyzstan 100 99 97 99 99 99 593 43
22 Anton Rizov   Bulgaria 99 99 100 100 97 98 593 43
23 Nyantain Bayaraa   Mongolia 100 96 99 100 98 100 593 42
24 James Huckle   Great Britain 99 98 100 100 98 98 593 42
25 Tino Mohaupt   Germany 100 99 98 96 99 100 592 50
26 Jeremy Monnier   France 98 99 99 99 99 98 592 46
27 Jonathan Hall   United States 100 98 100 96 99 99 592 42
28 Thomas Farnik   Austria 97 99 100 98 98 99 591 47
29 Amgad Hosen   Egypt 100 98 99 97 98 99 591 45
30 Nemanja Mirosavljev   Serbia 100 98 98 97 100 98 591 43
31 Jozef Gönci   Slovakia 99 98 96 99 99 100 591 41
32 Han Jin-Seop   South Korea 97 100 98 99 100 96 590 46
33 Václav Haman   Czech Republic 97 97 97 100 99 100 590 45
34 Marco De Nicolo   Italy 99 99 98 97 99 98 590 44
35 Matthew Emmons   United States 97 98 100 99 99 97 590 42
36 Bojan Durković   Croatia 97 100 100 99 97 97 590 42
37 Pascal Lorentan   Switzerland 99 100 99 99 94 98 589 43
38 Midori Yajima   Japan 97 98 99 98 99 99 589 37
39 Simon Beyeler   Switzerland 95 99 100 98 98 98 588 44
40 William Godward   Australia 99 99 98 99 98 95 588 44
41 Javier López   Spain 97 97 99 99 98 98 588 38
42 Dane Sampson   Australia 98 98 99 97 97 98 587 40
43 Petar Gorša   Croatia 98 98 96 99 99 96 586 38
44 Nedžad Fazlija   Bosnia and Herzegovina 96 97 96 99 98 99 585 36
45 Mangala Samarakoon   Sri Lanka 97 97 99 97 97 96 583 31
46 Cory Niefer   Canada 94 97 98 99 97 96 581 31
47 Rudi Lausarot   Uruguay 99 94 97 96 93 96 575 28

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Qual 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final Total
    Alin Moldoveanu (ROU) 599 10.3 10.5 10.1 10.3 10.6 9.9 10.3 10.3 10.5 10.3 103.1 702.1
    Niccolò Campriani (ITA) 599 9.7 10.2 10.7 10.2 10.4 10.8 10.8 9.9 9.4 10.4 102.5 701.5
    Gagan Narang (IND) 598 10.7 9.6 10.6 10.7 10.4 10.6 9.9 9.5 10.3 10.7 103.1 701.1
4   Wang Tao (CHN) 598 10.6 10.6 9.3 10.7 10.4 10.4 10.8 9.2 10.0 10.4 102.4 700.4
5   Peter Hellenbrand (NED) 596 10.4 10.7 10.1 9.8 10.6 10.6 10.4 10.9 10.6 9.7 103.8 699.8
6   Pierre Edmond Piasecki (FRA) 596 10.7 10.6 10.7 9.9 10.4 10.5 9.9 10.6 9.8 10.0 103.1 699.1
7   Illia Charheika (BLR) 597 9.9 9.9 10.4 10.2 10.7 10.5 9.7 9.9 10.1 10.3 101.6 698.6
8   Ole Magnus Bakken (NOR) 597 9.7 9.4 9.0 6.6 10.2 10.4 9.9 10.2 9.7 9.4 94.5 691.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gagan Narang wins India's first medal at London 2012 Olympics". Retrieved 2012-07-30.
  2. ^ "London 2012 Shooting - Olympic Results by Discipline".