Sonja Pfeilschifter

Sonja Pfeilschifter (born 29 January 1971) is a German rifle shooter. After winning the 1991 World Junior Championship in 10 metre air rifle, she won the World Championships of 1994 and 1998, in 1998 doubling with a victory in 50 metre rifle three positions. Still without Olympic medals, she has a very large number of victories at ISSF World Cups and she holds several world records.

Sonja Pfeilschifter
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Personal information
Nationality Germany
Born (1971-01-29) 29 January 1971 (age 50)
Cham, Bavaria, West Germany
Height1.56 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)
Sport
SportShooting
Event(s)AR40, STR3X20, STR60PR
ClubSSG Dynamit Fürth
Coached byHubert Bichler
Claus Dieter Roth
Medal record
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 AR40
Gold medal – first place 1998 AR40
Gold medal – first place 1998 STR3X20
Silver medal – second place 2010 STR3X20
Bronze medal – third place 2002 AR40
Bronze medal – third place 2006 STR3X20
ISSF World Cup Final
Gold medal – first place 1999 AR40
Gold medal – first place 1999 STR3X20
Gold medal – first place 2000 AR40
Gold medal – first place 2001 AR40
Gold medal – first place 2008 STR3X20
Gold medal – first place 2010 AR40
Silver medal – second place 2003 STR3X20
Silver medal – second place 2011 AR40
Silver medal – second place 2011 STR3X20
Bronze medal – third place 1991 AR40
Bronze medal – third place 2004 STR3X20
Bronze medal – third place 2006 AR40
Bronze medal – third place 2006 STR3X20
Bronze medal – third place 2010 STR3X20
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 AR40
Gold medal – first place 2001 AR40
Gold medal – first place 2001 STR3X20
Gold medal – first place 2001 STR60PR
Gold medal – first place 2002 AR40
Gold medal – first place 2005 STR60PR
Gold medal – first place 2011 AR40
Gold medal – first place 2011 STR3X20
Silver medal – second place 1997 STR3X20
Silver medal – second place 2003 STR3X20
Silver medal – second place 2004 AR40
Silver medal – second place 2006 AR40
Bronze medal – third place 2003 STR60PR
Bronze medal – third place 2007 AR40
Bronze medal – third place 2007 STR3X20
Bronze medal – third place 2009 STR3X20
Bronze medal – third place 2011 STR60PR

Olympic resultsEdit

Event 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008
50 metre rifle three positions 28th
569
4th
585+93.5
6th
582+97.6
17th
578
10 metre air rifle 30th
386
5th
395+100.9
6th
396+102.7
12th
396

RecordsEdit

Current world records held in 50 metre rifle three positions
Women (ISSF) Qualification 594   Snjezana Pejcic (CRO) 22 April 2016 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) edit
Final 698.0   Sonja Pfeilschifter (GER) (594+104.0) 28 May 2006 Munich (GER) edit
Women (CISM) Individual 1183   Yulia Karimova (RUS) 3 June 2018 Thun (SUI) edit
Teams 3499   China (Gao, Shi, Wan) 3 June 2018 Thun (SUI) edit
Current world records held in 50 metre rifle prone
Women (CISM) Individual 625.5   Bae So-hee (KOR) 14 November 2016 Doha (QAT) edit
Teams 1861.0   China (Wan, Yin, Gao)
  Germany (Müller, Beer, Rachl)
14 November 2016
14 November 2016
Doha (QAT)
Doha (QAT)
edit
Current world records held in 10 metre air rifle
Women Qualification 400   Seo Sun-hwa (KOR)
  Gao Jing (CHN)
  Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
  Du Li (CHN)
  Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
  Suma Shirur (IND)
  Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
  Monika Haselsberger (AUT)
  Barbara Lechner (GER)
  Zhao Yinghui (CHN)
  Wu Liuxi (CHN)
  Du Li (CHN)
  Sonja Pfeilschifter (GER)
  Kateřina Emmons (CZE)
  Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
  Yi Siling (CHN)
12 April 2002
22 April 2002
24 August 2002
4 June 2003
14 June 2003
13 February 2004
22 February 2004
22 April 2004
5 March 2005
11 April 2005
11 June 2005
4 October 2006
24 May 2008
9 August 2008
5 November 2008
1 August 2010
Sydney (AUS)
Shanghai (CHN)
Munich (GER)
Zagreb (CRO)
Munich (GER)
Kuala Lumpur (MAS)
Bangkok (THA)
Athens (GRE)
Tallinn (EST)
Changwon (KOR)
Munich (GER)
Granada (ESP)
Milan (ITA)
Beijing (CHN)
Bangkok (THA)
Munich (GER)
edit
Final 505.6   Yi Siling (CHN) (400+105.6) 1 August 2010 Munich (GER) edit

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