Shooting at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's double trap

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Men's double trap
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Venue Sydney International Shooting Centre
Date 20 September 2000
Competitors 25 from 20 nations
Winning score 187
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    Australia
Bronze medal    Kuwait
«1996 2004»
Shooting at the
2000 Summer Olympics
Shooting pictogram.svg
Rifle
50 m rifle three positions men women
50 m rifle prone men
10 m air rifle   men   women
Pistol
50 m pistol men
25 m pistol women
25 m rapid fire pistol men
10 m air pistol men women
Shotgun
Trap men women
Double trap men women
Skeet men women
Running target
10 m running target men

The men's double trap competition at the 2000 Summer Olympics was held on 20 September. Home shooter Russell Mark set a new Olympic record in the qualification round and was close to defending his inaugural double trap title from Atlanta, but lost the gold medal shoot-off to Richard Faulds. Fehaid Al Deehani won the first Olympic medal ever for Kuwait.

Records[edit]

The existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

Qualification records
World record  Michael Diamond (AUS) 147 Barcelona, Spain 19 July 1998
Olympic record  Huang I. C. (TPE) 141 Atlanta, United States 24 July 1996
Final records
World record  Daniele Di Spigno (ITA) 194 (146+48) Tampere, Finland 7 July 1999
Olympic record  Russell Mark (AUS) 189 Atlanta, United States 24 July 1996

Qualification round[edit]

The qualification round consisted of 25 doubles in the A programme, 25 in the B programme, and 25 in the C programme.

Rank Athlete Country A B C Total Shoot-off Notes
1 Russell Mark Australia 46 50 47 143 Q OR
2 Fehaid Al Deehani Kuwait 46 48 47 141 Q
3 Conny Persson Sweden 46 49 46 141 Q
4 Richard Faulds Great Britain 48 48 45 141 Q
5 Roland Gerebics Hungary 47 47 46 140 Q
6 Lance Bade United States 45 42 49 136 2 Q
7 Waldemar Schanz Germany 45 46 45 136 1
8 Marco Innocenti Italy 46 43 46 135
9 Michael Diamond Australia 44 46 45 135
10 Mashfi Al Mutairi Kuwait 45 45 44 134
10 Raimo Kauppila Finland 46 47 41 134
12 Walton Eller United States 45 42 46 133
12 William Keever United States 43 43 47 133
14 Aleksei Alipov Russia 45 46 40 131
14 Jean-Paul Gros France 44 44 43 131
16 Jiri Gach Czech Republic 46 43 41 130
17 Daniele Di Spigno Italy 41 47 41 129
17 Sergio Pinero Spain 43 42 44 129
19 Li Bo China 39 45 44 128
20 Ayman Mazhar Egypt 41 40 44 125
21 Oğuzhan Tüzün Turkey 39 42 43 124
22 Michel Daou Netherlands Antilles 36 43 42 121
23 Ahmed Al Maktoum United Arab Emirates 35 41 44 120
23 Danilo Caro Colombia 34 41 45 120
25 Des Coe New Zealand 40 41 37 118

OR Olympic record – Q Qualified for final

Final[edit]

The final repeated the C programme for the top six competitors.

Rank Athlete Qual Final Total Shoot-off
1  Richard Faulds (GBR) 141 46 187 3
2  Russell Mark (AUS) 143 44 187 2
3  Fehaid Al Deehani (KUW) 141 45 186
4  Conny Persson (SWE) 141 43 184
5  Roland Gerebics (HUN) 140 40 180
6  Lance Bade (USA) 136 43 179

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