Wojciech Knapik

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Wojciech Knapik
Personal information
Full name Wojciech Michał Knapik
Nationality  Poland
Born (1980-07-24) 24 July 1980 (age 34)
Opole, Poland
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Sport Shooting
Event(s) 10 m air pistol (AP60)
50 m pistol (FP)
Club Zawisza Bydgoszcz
Coached by Iwanov Radomir

Wojciech Michał Knapik (born July 24, 1980 in Opole) is a Polish sport shooter.[1] Since 2001, Knapik had won a total of four medals at the ISSF World Cup circuit, including gold for the 10 m air pistol (2003 in Changwon, South Korea).

Knapik made his official debut at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he finished eleventh in the men's 10 m air pistol, with a score of 580 points, tying his position with four-time Olympian and two-time silver medalist Igor Basinski of Belarus. He also competed in the men's 50 m pistol event, where he was able to shoot a total of 536 targets, finishing only in thirty-ninth place.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Knapik competed for the second time in two pistol shooting events. He placed twenty-fourth out of forty-eight shooters in the men's 10 m air pistol, with a total score of 577 points.[2] Three days later, Knapik competed for his second event, 50 m rifle pistol, where he was able to fire 10 shots each in six attempts, for a total score of 543 points, finishing again in thirty-ninth place.[3]

Olympic results[edit]

Event 2004 2008 2012
50 metre pistol 39th
10 metre air pistol 11th


  1. ^ "Wojciech Knapik". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Men's 10m Air Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Men's 50m Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 

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