Jorge Atalah

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Jorge Atalah
Personal information
Full name Jorge Nicolás Atalah Moya
Nationality  Chile
Born (1968-10-22) 22 October 1968 (age 46)
Viña del Mar, Chile
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 88 kg (194 lb)
Sport
Sport Shooting
Event(s) Skeet
Coached by Angel Marentis[1]

Jorge Nicolás Atalah Moya (born October 22, 1968 in Viña del Mar) is a Chilean sport shooter.[2] He won a silver medal in men's skeet shooting at the 2004 ISSF World Cup in Americana, São Paulo, Brazil, with a total score of 147 points.[1] Atalah is also the son of Nicolas Atalah, who competed in the same event at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.

Atalah made his official debut for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he placed thirty-first in men's skeet shooting, with a total score of 117 points, tying his position with Barbados' Michael Maskell, Germany's Axel Wegner, and Great Britain's Richard Brickell.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Atalah competed for the second time, as a 39-year old, in men's skeet shooting. He finished only in twenty-eighth place by one point ahead of Lebanon's Ziad Richa from the final attempt, for a total score of 111 targets.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ISSF Profile – Jorge Atalah". ISSF. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Jorge Atalah". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Men's Skeet Qualification". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 

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