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Olympic Shooting Info

The place to find information on Olympic Shooting
  1. Past Olympic Medalists (63)
  2. Profiles - Olympic Shooters (23)

All About the Olympic Biathlon
Olympics Biathlon - All About the Olympic Biathlon Skiing and Shooting Event

Biathlon Olympic Skiing and Shooting Event Schedule and Results - Van…
Event Schedule and Results for 2010 Vancouver Olympics Biathlon Skiing and Shooting Event.

About Olympic Shooting
Olympic Shooting – Get Inside Olympic Shooting. This is the main page for Olympic Shooting, which makes it a good place to start.

What is Olympic Shooting?
What is Olympic Shooting? It is one of the most enduring, yet often overlooked, Summer Olympic sports. Some type of shooting competition has taken place at almost every edition of the Summer Games, since the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896. Rifles, Shotguns, Pistols, and Airguns are used in the many varied shooting events, by men and women.

Your Road to the Olympic Team - How to Become An Olympic Shooter
Your Road to the Olympic Team - How to Become An Olympic Shooter. Where to start, how to get there.

Learn Olympic Shooting
Want to get into shooting competition, or maybe just learn more about it? Well, this is the link for you. Learn equipment requirements, specifications, and rules for Olympic shooting events.

Olympic Shooting Rules and Scoring
Learn about the rules and scoring guidelines for Olympic Shooting.

An Illustrated History of Olympic Shooting
Competitive shooting has been around for centuries, and it's been part of the Olympic games since the first modern Olympics in 1896. Here are some roots and highlights, from the oldest medalist ever, to the youngest female shooting Gold Medalist, and the first woman to win Gold in a mixed-gender shooting competition.

Shooting Competition Action Photos/Pictures
Some photos of Olympic shooters in action. This includes Gold Medal winners Kimberly Rhode and Matthew Emmons of the USA, and more. Watch as Emmons goes from indignant to ecstatic - from a zero-point final round to a Gold Medal victory.

Top American Olympic Shooters
When it comes to competitive shooting, many of us think of the USA as having pretty good chances in all events. We've done okay in the past, but the USA hasn't even always qualified to shoot! We can thank Keith Sanderson for our chance at a 2008 Olympic Rapid-Fire Pistol medal, our first shot since 1996. The shooters below are necessarily very good, or they would never have made the Olympics.

Top Olympic Shooting Contenders
While the USA has a good chance at some of the 2008 Olympic Shooting events, many of the world's top shooters "ain't from around here." Here's a look at some of the top Olympic Shooting contenders, who seem to have a better-than-average chance of toting home a medal from Beijing.

Teresa Meyer, Champion Pistol Shooter
Profile of Teresa Meyer. She is a champion pistol shooter from Michigan who has been winning in pistol competition since 2005.

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