Li Jie (rifle shooter)

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Not to be confused with his teammate Li Jie (running target shooter) who also competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics.
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li.
Olympic medal record
Men's shooting
Silver 2004 Athens 10 metre air rifle

Li Jie (simplified Chinese: 李杰; traditional Chinese: 李傑; pinyin: Lǐ Jié; born August 25, 1979 in Xi'an, Shaanxi) is a male Chinese sports shooter who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics. He won the silver medal in the men's 10 metre air rifle competition. He lives in Xi'an, Shaanxi.

Career[edit]

Li Jie burst on the scene at the 2002 Asian Games, where he won two gold medals. One was in the 10m air rifle; the other was with his teammates in the men's group 10m air rifle. In winning the gold, he and his teammates Zhang Fu and Cai Yalin set a new world record with 1788 points. Li Jie also set a new Asian record in the 10m air rifle with 700.8 points. At the 2002 ISSF World Shooting Championships, he won the silver medal in the 10m air rifle and won qualification to the 2004 Athens Olympics. Li Jie also won the 10m air rifle at the 2002 World Cup. He came up big in Athens, taking home silver, and has his sights set on another medal in Beijing Olympics.

Major achievements[edit]

  • 2004: Athens ISSF World Cup: Third, men's 10m air rifle

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