Greg Yelavich

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Greg Yelavich
Medal record
Competitor for  New Zealand
Commonwealth Games
Gold 1986 Edinburgh Free Pistol
Gold 1986 Edinburgh Air Pistol
Silver 2010 Delhi Center-Fire Pistol (Pairs)
Silver 2006 Melbourne Center-Fire Pistol
Silver 1994 Victoria Free Pistol (Pairs)
Silver 1990 Auckland Free Pistol (Pairs)
Silver 1990 Auckland Center-Fire Pistol (Pairs)
Bronze 1998 Kuala Lumpur Air Pistol
Bronze 1994 Victoria Center-Fire Pistol
Bronze 1994 Victoria Air Pistol
Bronze 1990 Auckland Air Pistol (Pairs)
Bronze 1986 Edinburgh Air Pistol (Pairs)

Gregory Thomas Yelavich, MBE (born 8 March 1957 in Otahuhu), is a competitive pistol shooter from Auckland, New Zealand. As well as winning numerous national pistol titles, Yelavich has the distinction of having won more Commonwealth Games medals than any other New Zealander (12). He was the New Zealand flag bearer at the closing ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games. He has represented New Zealand at two Olympic Games - Seoul 1988 and Barcelona 1992.

In the 1995 New Year Honours, Yelavich was awarded an MBE, for services to sport.[1]

Yelavich competes in International Shooting Sport Federation ISSF pistol shooting events.

Olympic results
Event 1988 1992
50 metre pistol 41st
10 metre air pistol 22nd

Personal Life[edit]

Yelavich lives in Whangaparaoa, a township north of Auckland, New Zealand, with his wife and three children.


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