Zhu Qinan (simplified Chinese: 朱启南; traditional Chinese: 朱啟南; pinyin: Zhū Qǐnán; born November 15, 1984 in Wenzhou, Zhejiang) is a male Chinese sport shooter. He won the gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics in the Men's 10 m Air Rifle event and a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the Men's 10 m Air Rifle event. Zhu currently is studying at Zhejiang University.
|2004 Athens||10 m Air Rifle|
|2008 Beijing||10 m Air Rifle|
Zhu began shooting training at Wenzhou Sports School in 1999. From there, in February 2002, he joined the Zhejiang province shooting team. Zhu joined the national shooting team on December 14, 2003. At the time of his Olympic victory, he was still a junior, and his qualification round score of 599 was an equalled junior world record. He repeated this achievement at the 2004 ISSF World Cup Final in Bangkok, which he also won. He has since then won several ISSF World Cup competitions in 10 m Air Rifle. On September 22, 2011 Zhu shot a perfect 600 in the qualification round. He scored 103.8 in the final round making a total score of 703.8 to gain the 10 m Air Rifle final world record. His best result in 50 m Rifle is a bronze medal from the 2004 Asian Championships. Zhu is 5'11" tall and weighs 148 pounds. At the 51st ISSF World Championship held in Granada, Spain, Zhu got gold medal in 50m Rifle 3 Positions.
|Current world records held in men's 10 metre air rifle|
|Men||Qualification||600|| Tevarit Majchacheep (THA)
Denis Sokolov (RUS)
Gagan narang (IND)
Gagan Narang (IND)
Zhu Qinan (CHN)
|January 27, 2000
March 1, 2008
May 5, 2008
May 16, 2008
September 22, 2011
New Delhi (IND)
|Final||720||Zhu Qinan (CHN) (600+120)||September 22, 2011||Wrocław (POL)||edit|
- Zhu Qinan at the International Shooting Sport Federation
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Zhu Qinan". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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