Alistair Davis

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Alistair Davis
Personal information
Nationality  South Africa
Born (1992-12-01) 1 December 1992 (age 24)
Pretoria, South Africa
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Sport
Sport Shooting
Event(s) Trap, double trap
Club Centurion Gun Club[1][2]
Coached by Frank Davis[1][2]

Alistair Davis (born December 1, 1992 in Pretoria) is a South African sport shooter.[1][3] He won a gold medal in the men's double trap at the 2011 African Shooting Championships in Rabat, Morocco, with a total score of 182 targets, earning him a spot on the South African team for the Olympics.[2][4] Davis is also a member of Centurion Gun Club in Pretoria, and is coached and trained by his father Frank Davis.[1][2]

Davis represented South Africa at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where he competed as the nation's lone shooter in the men's double trap. He scored a total of 132 targets in the qualifying rounds, one point behind Chinese shooter and Olympic bronze medalist Hu Binyuan, finishing in fifteenth place - the highest finish at the Olympics by a South African in clay target categories.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Alistair Davis". London 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "ISSF Profile – Alistair Davis". ISSF. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Alistair Davis". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Abdel Kader, Ghada (6–12 October 2011). "Aiming for 2012". Al-Ahram Weekly. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Men's Double Trap Qualification". London 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 

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