Pang Wei

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Pang Wei
Personal information
Nationality  China
Born (1986-07-19) July 19, 1986 (age 27)
Baoding, Hebei
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 73 kilograms (161 lb)
Sport Shooting
Event(s) AP60, FP
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Pang.

Pang Wei (simplified Chinese: 庞伟; traditional Chinese: 龐偉; pinyin: Páng Wěi; born July 19, 1986 in Baoding, Hebei) is a male Chinese sports shooter. He won both the 2006 ISSF World Shooting Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games in 10 m Air Pistol. On November 29, 2009, Pang married to two-time Olympic shooting champion Du Li in Baoding, Hebei.[1]

2008 Summer Olympics[edit]

Pang Wei won the gold medal for Men's 10 m air pistol. Having won China's first gold medal in shooting during the Games, he was awarded 2,000,000 RMB (US$292,600) from Chinese sponsors.[2]

Major performances[edit]

  • 2006 World Championships - 1st 10m air pistol;
  • 2007 World Cup Final - 3rd 10m air pistol;
  • 2007 National Intercity Games - 1st 50m free pistol
  • 2008 Summer Olympics - 10 m air pistol