Chiara Cainero

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Chiara Cainero
Chiara Cainero.jpg
Chiara Cainero with the former President of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1978-03-24)24 March 1978
Udine, Italy
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Country Italy Italy
Sport Shooting
Event(s) Skeet
Club G.S. Forestale

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


Cainero has competed at three Olympic Games, becoming the first Italian woman to win gold in skeet shooting at the Beijing Olympics.[2] She has also won a silver and a bronze medal at the ISSF world championships.[3]


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 Feb 2009. Retrieved 5 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Chiara Cainero". Beretta. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Shooter Profile at ISSF Website". ISSF. Retrieved 13 October 2014.  External link in |website= (help)

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