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Shooting at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's 50 metre rifle prone

The Men's 50 metre rifle prone event at the 2012 Olympic Games took place on 3 August 2012 at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

Men's 50 metre rifle prone
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Venue Royal Artillery Barracks
Date 3 August 2012
Competitors 50 from 34 nations
Winning score 705.5
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Sergei Martynov  Belarus
2nd, silver medalist(s) Lionel Cox  Belgium
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Rajmond Debevec  Slovenia
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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 from the prone position. 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 were scored in increments of .1, with a maximum score of 10.9. The total score from all 70 shots were used to determine final ranking.

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RecordsEdit

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

Qualification records
World record   Viatcheslav Botchkarev (URS) 600 Zagreb, Croatia 13 July 1989
Olympic record   Christian Klees (GER) 600 Atlanta, United States Of America 25 July 1996
Final records
World record   Christian Klees (GER) 704.8 Atlanta, United States Of America 25 July 1996
Olympic record   Christian Klees (GER) 704.8 Atlanta, United States Of America 25 July 1996

Qualification roundEdit

Rank Athlete Country 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Inner 10s Notes
1 Sergei Martynov   Belarus 100 100 100 100 100 100 600 53 WR
2 Lionel Cox   Belgium 100 99 100 100 100 100 599 49
3 Rajmond Debevec   Slovenia 100 99 99 100 99 99 596 42
4 Daniel Brodmeier   Germany 98 99 100 100 99 99 595 41 Shoot-off: 52.3
5 Han Jin-Seop   South Korea 99 99 99 100 99 99 595 42 Shoot-off: 52.2
6 Niccolo Campriani   Italy 100 99 99 99 98 100 595 42 Shoot-off: 51.7
7 Joydeep Karmakar   India 99 98 100 98 100 100 595 37 Shoot-off: 51.6
8 Bojan Durković   Croatia 97 99 100 99 100 100 595 33 Shoot-off: 51.6
9 Michael McPhail   United States 99 99 99 100 99 99 595 39 Shoot-off: 51.3
10 Nemanja Mirosavljev   Serbia 100 99 100 97 99 100 595 34 Shoot-off: 51.0
11 Péter Sidi   Hungary 100 100 99 98 100 98 595 39 Shoot-off: 50.0
12 Artem Khadjibekov   Russia 98 100 99 100 99 99 595 41 Shoot-off: 49.6
13 Odd Arne Brekne   Norway 100 99 99 99 99 98 594 47
14 Marcel Buerge   Switzerland 99 99 100 98 99 99 594 43
15 Kim Hak-Man   South Korea 98 99 100 98 100 99 594 40
16 Eric Uptagrafft   United States 98 98 100 98 100 100 594 34
17 Jonathan Hammond   Great Britain 99 100 98 99 98 99 593 42
18 Gagan Narang   India 98 100 100 98 97 100 593 34
19 Sergei Kovalenko   Russia 99 98 100 98 100 98 593 34
20 Alex Misael Suligoy   Argentina 100 99 98 99 99 98 593 34
21 Artur Ayvazyan   Ukraine 100 100 98 99 98 98 593 29
22 Valerian Sauveplane   France 98 99 100 99 97 99 592 39
23 Christian Planer   Austria 99 99 99 99 97 99 592 39
24 Torben Grimmel   Denmark 98 99 96 99 100 100 592 36
25 Ryan Taylor   New Zealand 100 99 99 98 97 99 592 35
26 Ole Magnus Bakken   Norway 99 99 98 98 99 99 592 34
27 Thomas Farnik   Austria 98 100 98 99 98 99 592 29
28 Wang Weiyi   China 96 100 97 99 100 99 591 39
29 James Huckle   Great Britain 100 97 96 100 99 99 591 35
30 Yury Shcherbatsevich   Belarus 96 100 99 98 100 98 591 32
31 Pascal Loretan   Switzerland 98 99 100 98 98 98 591 28
32 Warren Potent   Australia 98 98 99 98 98 100 591 25
33 Midori Yajima   Japan 98 98 100 98 97 99 590 35
34 Zhu Qinan   China 99 99 99 98 97 98 590 34
35 Javier López   Spain 100 98 99 97 96 99 589 37
36 Marco De Nicolo   Italy 96 97 99 99 99 99 589 36
37 Maik Eckhardt   Germany 99 100 98 94 100 98 589 35
38 Cory Niefer   Canada 98 97 99 97 100 98 589 32
39 Jozef Gönci   Slovakia 98 98 97 100 98 98 589 31
40 Nyantain Bayaraa   Mongolia 98 97 100 99 98 96 588 35
41 Václav Haman   Czech Republic 98 98 97 99 98 98 588 32
42 Anton Rizov   Bulgaria 99 97 99 96 100 97 588 30
43 Peter Hellenbrand   Netherlands 98 100 98 97 100 95 588 28
44 Sergey Richter   Israel 97 98 98 98 98 98 587 31
45 Nedžad Fazlija   Bosnia and Herzegovina 98 98 97 97 98 98 587 26
46 Cyril Graff   France 97 99 98 97 98 97 586 32
47 Mangala Samarakoon   Sri Lanka 96 98 100 97 97 97 586 32
48 Dane Sampson   Australia 96 97 99 96 97 98 583 29
49 Serhiy Kulish   Ukraine 97 98 95 95 99 99 583 24
50 Juan Diego Angeloni   Argentina 95 96 99 97 96 97 580 27

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Qual 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final Total Notes
    Sergei Martynov (BLR) 600 10.8 10.5 10.5 10.6 10.2 10.7 10.4 10.3 10.9 10.6 105.5 705.5 WR
    Lionel Cox (BEL) 599 10.1 10.1 10.0 10.5 10.3 10.1 10.6 9.7 10.4 10.4 102.2 701.2
    Rajmond Debevec (SLO) 596 10.2 10.5 10.7 10.3 10.6 10.8 10.2 10.6 10.5 10.6 105.0 701.0
4   Joydeep Karmakar (IND) 595 10.1 10.6 10.7 10.5 10.7 10.2 10.0 10.2 10.7 10.4 104.1 699.1
5   Daniel Brodmeier (GER) 595 10.4 10.4 10.5 10.7 10.1 9.7 10.5 10.9 9.6 10.4 103.2 698.2
6   Han Jin-Seop (KOR) 595 10.3 9.8 10.2 10.8 10.1 10.6 10.1 10.0 10.7 10.6 103.2 698.2
7   Bojan Durković (CRO) 595 10.0 10.2 10.7 10.4 10.0 10.0 10.1 10.6 10.5 10.5 103.0 698.0
8   Niccolo Campriani (ITA) 595 10.2 10.4 10.3 10.4 10.5 9.9 10.1 10.1 10.3 10.4 102.6 697.6

ReferencesEdit