Shooting at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women's skeet

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Women's skeet
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Venue Beijing Shooting Range Clay Target Field
Date August 14, 2008
Competitors 19 from 19 nations
Winning score 93 (OR)
Medalists
Gold medal    Italy
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Germany
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Shooting at the
2008 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
Skeet men women

The Women's skeet event at the 2008 Olympic Games took place on August 14 at the Beijing Shooting Range Clay Target Field.

The event consisted of two rounds: a qualifier and a final. In the qualifier, each shooter fired 3 sets of 25 shots in the set order of skeet shooting.

The top 6 shooters in the qualifying round moved on to the final round. There, they fired one additional round of 25. The total score from all 100 shots was used to determine final ranking. Ties are broken using a shoot-off; additional shots are fired one at a time until there is no longer a tie.

Records[edit]

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Olympic records were as follows.

Qualification records
World record  Elena Little (GBR)
 Shi Hong Yan (CHN)
 Christine Brinker (GER)
 Zemfira Meftakhetdinova (AZE)
 Erdzhanik Avetisyan (RUS)
 Christine Brinker (GER)
 Danka Barteková (SVK)
74 Belgrade, Serbia
Qingyuan, China
Qingyuan, China
Cairo, Egypt
Lonato, Italy
Nicosia, Cyprus
Nicosia, Cyprus
17 July 2005
9 April 2006
9 April 2006
18 May 2006
13 June 2007
9 July 2008
9 July 2008
Olympic record ISSF Rule changed on 01.01.2005
Final records
World record  Danka Barteková (SVK) 99 (74+25) Nicosia, Cyprus 9 July 2008
Olympic record ISSF Rule changed on 01.01.2005

Qualification round[edit]

Rank Athlete Country 1 2 3 Total Notes
1 Chiara Cainero Italy 25 23 24 72 Q OR
2 Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit Thailand 23 23 25 71 Q
3 Kim Rhode United States 24 23 23 70 Q
4 Christine Brinker Germany 25 22 23 70 Q
5 Wei Ning China 25 23 22 70 Q
6 Nathalie Larsson Sweden 23 23 23 69 Q
7 Andri Eleftheriou Cyprus 22 23 22 67
8 Danka Barteková Slovakia 23 22 22 67
9 Pak Jong-ran North Korea 20 23 23 66
10 Lucia Mihalache Romania 23 20 23 66
11 Natalia Rahman Australia 22 23 21 66
12 Svetlana Demina Russia 22 23 21 66
13 Diána Igaly Hungary 22 23 21 66
14 Elena Little Great Britain 24 21 21 66
15 Zemfira Meftakhetdinova Azerbaijan 22 21 20 63
16 Veronique Girardet France 22 22 19 63
17 Marjut Heinonen Finland 21 21 19 61
18 Kim Min-ji South Korea 21 18 16 55
19 Mona El-Hawary Egypt 18 16 16 50

OR Olympic record – Q Qualified for final

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Qual Final Total 4th place
shoot-off
Gold
shoot-off
Silver
shoot-off
Notes
1  Chiara Cainero (ITA) 72 21 93 2 OR
2  Kim Rhode (USA) 70 23 93 1 2 OR
3  Christine Brinker (GER) 70 23 93 1 1 OR
4  Nathalie Larsson (SWE) 69 23 92 2
5  Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit (THA) 71 21 92 1
6  Wei Ning (CHN) 70 21 91

OR Olympic record