Shooting at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

Shooting at the 2012 Summer Paralympics consisted of twelve events. The competition was held in the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich from 30 August to 6 September.

Shooting
at the XIV Paralympic Games
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VenueRoyal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich
Dates30 August – 6 September
Competitors140 (99 men and 41 women) from 44 nations
2008
2016

ClassificationEdit

Paralympic shooters were classified according to the extent of their disability. The classification system allowed 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 both of the above classifications. After each classification was given the date that the event was contested.[1]

  • Men's 10 m air pistol
    • SH1 - 30 August
  • Men's 10 m air rifle standing
    • SH1 - 31 August
  • Men's 50 m rifle 3 positions
    • SH1 - 5 September
  • Women's 10 m air pistol
    • SH1 - 31 August
  • Women's 10 m air rifle standing
    • SH1 - 30 August
  • Women's 50 m rifle 3 positions
    • SH1 - 6 September
  • Mixed 25 m pistol
    • SH1 - 3 September
  • Mixed 50 m pistol
    • SH1 - 6 September
  • Mixed 10 m air rifle prone
    • SH1 - 1 September
    • SH2 - 1 September
  • Mixed 10 m air rifle standing
    • SH2 - 2 September
  • Mixed 50 m rifle prone
    • SH1 - 4 September

Participating nationsEdit

There were 140 athletes (99 male, 41 female) 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  China (CHN)4138
2  South Korea (KOR)3014
3  France (FRA)1102
  Sweden (SWE)1102
5  Macedonia (MKD)1001
  Ukraine (UKR)1001
  United Arab Emirates (UAE)1001
8  Russia (RUS)0314
9  Great Britain (GBR)0123
10  Germany (GER)0112
11  Israel (ISR)0101
  Slovenia (SLO)0101
  Spain (ESP)0101
  Turkey (TUR)0101
15  Australia (AUS)0011
  Iran (IRI)0011
  New Zealand (NZL)0011
  Slovakia (SVK)0011
Totals (18 entries)12121236

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's 10m air pistol SH1
details
Park Sea-Kyun
  South Korea
Muharrem Korhan Yamaç
  Turkey
Lee Ju-Hee
  South Korea
Men's 10m air rifle standing SH1
details
Dong Chao
  China
Jonas Jacobsson
  Sweden
Josef Neumaier
  Germany
Men's 50m rifle 3 positions SH1
details
Jonas Jacobsson
  Sweden
Doron Shaziri
  Israel
Dong Chao
  China
Women's 10m air pistol SH1
details
Olivera Nakovska-Bikova
  Macedonia
Marina Klimenchenko
  Russia
Sareh Javanmardi
  Iran
Women's 10m air rifle standing SH1
details
Cuiping Zhang
  China
Manuela Schmermund
  Germany
Natalie Smith
  Australia
Women's 50m rifle 3 positions SH1
details
Cuiping Zhang
  China
Shibei Dang
  China
Veronika Vadovičová
  Slovakia
Mixed 25m pistol SH1
details
Jianfei Li
  China
Sergey Malyshev
  Russia
Valery Ponomarenko
  Russia
Mixed 50m pistol SH1
details
Park Sea-Kyun
  South Korea
Valery Ponomarenko
  Russia
Hedong Ni
  China
Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH1
details
Cédric Fèvre
  France
Matt Skelhon
  Great Britain
Cuiping Zhang
  China
Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH2
details
Vasyl Kovalchuk
  Ukraine
Raphaël Voltz
  France
James Bevis
  Great Britain
Mixed 10m air rifle standing SH2
details
Ju-Young Kang
  South Korea
Franček Gorazd Tiršek
  Slovenia
Michael Johnson
  New Zealand
Mixed 50m rifle prone SH1
details
Abdullah Sultan Alaryani
  United Arab Emirates
Juan Antonio Saavedra Reinaldo
  Spain
Matthew Skelhon
  Great Britain

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paralympic Shooting - Schedule, Results, Medals". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 19 August 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2012.

External linksEdit