Shooting at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's double trap
|Men's double trap|
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
|Venue||Royal Artillery Barracks|
|Date||2 August 2012|
|Competitors||24 from 19 nations|
The event consisted of two rounds: a qualifier and a final. In the qualifier, each shooter fired 3 sets of 50 shots in trap shooting. Shots were paired, with two targets being launched at a time.
The top 6 shooters in the qualifying round moved on to the final round. There, they fired one additional round of 50. The total score from all 200 shots was used to determine final ranking. Ties are broken using a shoot-off; additional shots are fired one pair at a time until there is no longer a tie.
Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.
|World record||Vitaly Fokeev (RUS)||148||Concepcion, United States||3 March 2011|
|Olympic record||Walton Eller (USA)||145||Beijing, China||12 August 2008|
|World record||Peter Wilson (GBR)||198 (148+50)||Tucson, United States||28 March 2012|
|Olympic record||Walton Eller (USA)||190 (145+45)||Beijing, China||12 August 2008|
|Peter Wilson (GBR)||143||45||188|
|Håkan Dahlby (SWE)||137||49||186|
|Vasily Mosin (RUS)||140||45||185||2|
|4||Fehaid Al-Deehani (KUW)||140||45||185||1|
|5||Vitaly Fokeev (RUS)||139||45||184|
|6||Richárd Bognár (HUN)||137||45||182|