George Barton (sport shooter)
|Full name||George Raymond Barton|
6 September 1977 |
Tamworth, New South Wales,
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
|Club||Tamworth Gun Club|
|Coached by||Greg Chan|
George Raymond Barton (born September 6, 1977 in Tamworth, New South Wales) is an Australian sport shooter. He won a bronze medal in men's skeet pair shooting, along with his brother Clive Barton, at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, with a total score of 183 points.
Barton made his official debut for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he placed twenty-ninth in men's skeet shooting, with a total score of 118 points, tying his position with Egypt's Mostafa Hamdy.
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Barton competed for the second time, as a 30-year-old, in men's skeet shooting, along with his teammate Paul Rahman. He finished only in seventeenth place by one point behind Czech Republic's Jan Sychra, for a total score of 116 targets.
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