Chiara Cainero

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Chiara Cainero
Chiara Cainero.jpg
Chiara Cainero with the former President of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano
Personal information
Born(1978-03-24)24 March 1978
Udine, Italy
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
ClubG.S. Forestale

Chiara Cainero (born 24 March 1978) is an Italian sport shooter who won a gold medal in Skeet at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[1]

At the age of 41 she qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.[2]


Cainero has competed at three Olympic Games, becoming the first Italian woman to win gold in skeet shooting at the Beijing Olympics.[3] She has also won a silver and a bronze medal at the ISSF world championships.[4]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2004 Olympic Games Greece Athens 8th Skeet
2008 Olympic Games China Beijing 1st Skeet Olympic record
2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London 5th Skeet
2016 Olympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro 2nd Skeet

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Beijing 2008 – Results". Archived from the original on 23 February 2009. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Chiara Cainero stacca il biglietto per Tokyo 2020" (in Italian). Retrieved 22 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Chiara Cainero". Beretta. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Shooter Profile at ISSF Website". ISSF. Retrieved 13 October 2014.

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