Anders Golding

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Anders Golding
Anders Golding London2012.jpg
Golding at the 2012 Olympics
Personal information
Born 12 May 1984 (1984-05-12) (age 33)
Aalborg, Denmark
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Weight 95 kg (209 lb)
Sport
Sport Shooting
Event(s) Skeet
Club Jetsmark

Anders Christian Golding (born 12 May 1984)[2] is a Danish skeet shooter. He competed at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics and won a silver medal in 2012. This was Denmark's first medal at the 2012 Olympics and their first medal in the men's skeet since 1984.[3] He finished behind American Vincent Hancock who took the gold medal for a second time.[4] Golding is a carpenter by profession and lives in Oslo, Norway.[5]

The medal scores in the 2012 Olympic final were Vincent Hancock 148/150, Anders Golding 146/150, and Nasser Al-Attiyah 144/150.[6]

Golding was 25th in the qualification round at the 2008 Olympics.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Anders Golding. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ "OL-deltagelse har sine omkostninger". Danmarks Radio. 18 July 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sølvvinderen Golding: Stort at være første dansker". TV2. 31 July 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Vincent Hancock wins gold medal for U.S. in skeet shooting". LA Times. 31 July 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Anders Golding". Dansk Skytte Union. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "American Hancock wins men's skeet gold". Reuters. 31 July 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012.