Shooting at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's skeet

The Men's skeet event at the 2012 Olympic Games took place on 30 and 31 July 2012 at the Royal Artillery Barracks. The event consisted of two rounds: a qualifier and a final. In the qualifier, each shooter fired 5 sets of 25 shots in the set order of skeet shooting. The top 6 shooters in the qualifying round moved on to the final round. There, they fired one additional round of 25. The total score from all 150 shots was used to determine the final ranking.[1]

Men's skeet
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Anders Golding, Vincent Hancock, Nasser Al-Attiyah 2012.jpg
Left-right: Golding, Hancock, Al-Attiyah
VenueRoyal Artillery Barracks
Date30 July 2012
31 July 2012
Competitors36 from 26 nations
Winning score148
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Vincent Hancock  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Anders Golding  Denmark
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Nasser Al-Attiyah  Qatar
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RecordsEdit

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

Qualification records
World record   Vincent Hancock (USA) 125 Lonato, Italy 14 June 2007
Olympic record   Vincent Hancock (USA) 121 Beijing, China 16 August 2008
  • Hancock improved his Olympic qualification record from the last Olympic with two points.
Final records
World record   Vincent Hancock (USA) 150 (125+25) Lonato, Italy 14 June 2007
Olympic record   Vincent Hancock (USA)
  Tore Brovold (NOR)
145 (121+24)
145 (120+25)
Beijing, China 16 August 2008
  • Hancock improved his Olympic record from the last Olympic with three points.

Qualification roundEdit

Rank Athlete Country 1 2 3 4 5 Total Notes
1 Vincent Hancock   United States 25 24 25 24 25 123 Q, OR
2 Anders Golding   Denmark 24 23 25 25 25 122 Q
3 Valeriy Shomin   Russia 23 24 24 25 25 121 Q
4 Nasser Al-Attiyah   Qatar 25 23 24 24 25 121 Q
5 Luigi Lodde   Italy 21 25 24 25 25 120 Q
6 Jan Sychra   Czech Republic 23 23 25 24 25 120 Q
7 Marcus Svensson   Sweden 22 24 24 24 25 119
8 Frank Thompson   United States 24 23 24 23 25 119
9 Nikolaos Mavrommatis   Greece 23 25 23 24 24 119
10 Ralf Buchheim   Germany 23 21 24 25 25 118
11 Georgios Achilleos   Cyprus 23 22 24 24 25 118
12 Richard Brickell   Great Britain 24 22 23 25 24 118
13 Saeed Al-Maktoum   United Arab Emirates 21 24 25 24 24 118
14 Ennio Falco   Italy 24 23 24 23 24 118
15 Stefan Nilsson   Sweden 22 25 25 22 24 118
16 Rory Warlow   Great Britain 24 24 22 25 23 118
17 Anthony Terras   France 21 24 24 25 23 117
18 Mostafa Hamdy   Egypt 23 25 22 24 23 117
19 Jakub Tomeček   Czech Republic 24 23 23 25 22 117
20 Keith Ferguson   Australia 23 22 23 22 24 116
21 Abdullah Al-Rashidi   Kuwait 23 24 24 21 24 116
22 Antonakis Andreou   Cyprus 22 23 23 24 23 115
23 Juan José Aramburu   Spain 23 22 24 24 22 115
24 Javier Rodríguez   Mexico 23 22 23 22 24 114
25 Efthimios Mitas   Greece 22 24 23 22 23 114
26 Jesper Hansen   Denmark 22 22 24 24 21 113
27 Tore Brovold   Norway 22 25 22 24 20 113
28 Khurram Inam   Pakistan 21 23 23 20 25 112
29 Majed Al-Tamimi   Saudi Arabia 23 18 20 25 21 111
30 Guillermo Alfredo Torres   Cuba 20 21 25 22 22 110
31 Paul Brian Rosario   Philippines 22 19 25 22 24 109
32 Nicolas Pacheco Espinosa   Peru 21 21 21 22 24 109
33 Clive Barton   Australia 20 22 25 21 21 109
34 Fabio Ramella   Switzerland 21 23 22 23 20 109
35 Cho Yong-Seong   South Korea 24 21 23 22 19 109
36 Azmy Mehelba   Egypt 21 19 24 24 20 108

FinalEdit

Rank Athlete Qual Final Total Bronze
shoot-off
Notes
    Vincent Hancock (USA) 123 25 148 OR
    Anders Golding (DEN) 122 24 146
    Nasser Al-Attiyah (QAT) 121 23 144 6
4   Valeriy Shomin (RUS) 121 23 144 5
5   Luigi Lodde (ITA) 120 23 143
6   Jan Sychra (CZE) 120 23 143

ReferencesEdit