Shooting at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's 10 metre air rifle

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Men's 10 metre air rifle
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Venue Royal Artillery Barracks
Date 30 July 2012
Competitors 47 from 33 nations
Winning score 702.1
Medalists
Gold medal    Romania
Silver medal    Italy
Bronze medal    India
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Shooting at the
2012 Summer Olympics

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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 Men's 10 metre air rifle event at the 2012 Olympic Games took place on 30 July 2012 at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

The event consisted of two rounds: a qualifier and a final. In the qualifier, each shooter fired 60 shots with an air rifle at 10 metres distance from the standing position. Scores for each shot were in increments of 1, with a maximum score of 10. Defending gold medalist Abhinav Bindra failed to qualify for the final.

The top 8 shooters in the qualifying round moved on to the final round. There, they fired an additional 10 shots. These shots scored in increments of .1, with a maximum score of 10.9. The total score from all 70 shots was used to determine final ranking.

Gun - 4.5 mm Calibre Rifle Maximum 5.5 kg Bullet - 4.5 mm Pellets BullsEye - 0.55 mm Time for Each Shot - 75 seconds

Alin Moldoveanu of Romania won the gold medal by scoring 702.1. Gagan Narang won the Bronze Medal in the Men's 10 m Air Rifle Event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London with a final score of 701.1.[1]

Records[edit]

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

Qualification records
World record  Tevarit Majchacheep (THA) 600 Langkawi, Malaysia 27 January 2000
Olympic record  Zhu Qinan (CHN) 599 Athens, Greece 16 August 2004
Final records
World record  Zhu Qinan (CHN) 703.8 (600+103.8) Wroclaw, Poland 22 August 2011
Olympic record  Zhu Qinan (CHN) 702.7 (599+103.7) Athens, Greece 16 August 2004

Qualification round[edit]

Rank Athlete Country 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Inner 10s Notes
1 Niccolò Campriani Italy 100 100 100 99 100 100 599 56 Q
2 Alin Moldoveanu Romania 100 100 100 100 99 100 599 53 Q
3 Gagan Narang India 100 100 98 100 100 100 598 53 Q
4 Wang Tao China 99 100 100 100 100 99 598 52 Q
5 Illia Charheika Belarus 100 100 100 100 99 98 597 52 Q
6 Ole Magnus Bakken Norway 100 100 100 100 100 97 597 47 Q
7 Peter Hellenbrand Netherlands 97 99 100 100 100 100 596 51 Q
8 Pierre Edmond Piasecki France 100 99 100 100 98 99 596 50 Q
9 Sergy Rikhter Israel 99 98 98 100 100 100 595 50
10 Zhu Qinan China 99 99 99 100 100 98 595 50
11 Vitali Bubnovich Belarus 100 100 99 100 98 98 595 46
12 Julian Justus Germany 99 100 100 98 100 98 595 44
13 Péter Sidi Hungary 99 98 100 100 99 98 594 52
14 Are Hansen Norway 97 100 99 99 100 99 594 51
15 Alexei Kamenski Russia 99 100 100 99 96 100 594 46
16 Abhinav Bindra India 99 99 100 100 99 97 594 45
17 Kim Jong-Hyun South Korea 98 100 99 99 98 99 593 46
18 Serhiy Kulish Ukraine 99 99 100 100 97 98 593 45
19 Artur Ayvazyan Ukraine 99 99 100 100 99 96 593 45
20 Alexandre Sokolov Russia 99 100 96 99 100 99 593 44
21 Ruslan Ismailov Kyrgyzstan 100 99 97 99 99 99 593 43
22 Anton Rizov Bulgaria 99 99 100 100 97 98 593 43
23 Nyantain Bayaraa Mongolia 100 96 99 100 98 100 593 42
24 James Charles Huckle Great Britain 99 98 100 100 98 98 593 42
25 Tino Mohaupt Germany 100 99 98 96 99 100 592 50
26 Jeremy Monnier France 98 99 99 99 99 98 592 46
27 Jonathan Hall United States 100 98 100 96 99 99 592 42
28 Thomas Farnik Austria 97 99 100 98 98 99 591 47
29 Amgad Hosen Egypt 100 98 99 97 98 99 591 45
30 Nemanja Mirosavljev Serbia 100 98 98 97 100 98 591 43
31 Jozef Gönci Slovakia 99 98 96 99 99 100 591 41
32 Han Jin-Seop South Korea 97 100 98 99 100 96 590 46
33 Václav Haman Czech Republic 97 97 97 100 99 100 590 45
34 Marco De Nicolo Italy 99 99 98 97 99 98 590 44
35 Matthew Emmons United States 97 98 100 99 99 97 590 42
36 Bojan Durković Croatia 97 100 100 99 97 97 590 42
37 Pascal Lorentan Switzerland 99 100 99 99 94 98 589 43
38 Midori Yajima Japan 97 98 99 98 99 99 589 37
39 Simon Beyeler Switzerland 95 99 100 98 98 98 588 44
40 William Godward Australia 99 99 98 99 98 95 588 44
41 Javier López Spain 97 97 99 99 98 98 588 38
42 Dane Sampson Australia 98 98 99 97 97 98 587 40
43 Petar Gorša Croatia 98 98 96 99 99 96 586 38
44 Nedžad Fazlija Bosnia and Herzegovina 96 97 96 99 98 99 585 36
45 Mangala Samarakoon Sri Lanka 97 97 99 97 97 96 583 31
46 Cory Niefer Canada 94 97 98 99 97 96 581 31
47 Rudi Lausarot Uruguay 99 94 97 96 93 96 575 28

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Qual 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final Total
1st  Alin Moldoveanu (ROU) 599 10.3 10.5 10.1 10.3 10.6 9.9 10.3 10.3 10.5 10.3 103.1 702.1
2nd  Niccolò Campriani (ITA) 599 9.7 10.2 10.7 10.2 10.4 10.8 10.8 9.9 9.4 10.4 102.5 701.5
3rd  Gagan Narang (IND) 598 10.7 9.6 10.6 10.7 10.4 10.6 9.9 9.5 10.3 10.7 103.1 701.1
4  Wang Tao (CHN) 598 10.6 10.6 9.3 10.7 10.4 10.4 10.8 9.2 10.0 10.4 102.4 700.4
5  Peter Hellenbrand (NED) 596 10.4 10.7 10.1 9.8 10.6 10.6 10.4 10.9 10.6 9.7 103.8 699.8
6  Pierre Edmond Piasecki (FRA) 596 10.7 10.6 10.7 9.9 10.4 10.5 9.9 10.6 9.8 10.0 103.1 699.1
7  Illia Charheika (BLR) 597 9.9 9.9 10.4 10.2 10.7 10.5 9.7 9.9 10.1 10.3 101.6 698.6
8  Ole Magnus Bakken (NOR) 597 9.7 9.4 9.0 6.6 10.2 10.4 9.9 10.2 9.7 9.4 94.5 691.5

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