Christoph Schmid

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Christoph Schmid
Personal information
Nationality  Switzerland
Born (1982-08-05) 5 August 1982 (age 36)
Zug, Switzerland
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
Sport
SportShooting
Event(s)10 m air pistol (AP60)
50 m pistol (FP)
ClubPS Brunnen[1]
Coached byKrzysztof Kucharczyk[1]

Christoph Schmid (born August 5, 1982 in Zug) is a Swiss sport shooter.[2] He won a silver medal in the men's 50 m free pistol at the 2007 ISSF World Cup series in Fort Benning, Georgia, accumulating a score of 659.7 points.[3][1]

Schmid represented Switzerland at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he competed in two pistol shooting events. He scored a total of 573 targets in the preliminary rounds of the men's 10 m air pistol, by two points behind Australia's Daniel Repacholi from the final attempt, finishing only in thirty-third place.[4] Three days later, Schmid placed fortieth in his second event, 50 m pistol, by one point behind Poland's Wojciech Knapik, with a total score of 542 targets.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "ISSF Profile – Christoph Schmid". ISSF. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Christoph Schmid". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Emmons Takes Gold In World Cup As Pistol Shooter Jason Turner Makes Finals". The Outdoor Wire. 9 April 2007. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Men's 10m Air Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Men's 50m Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 23 January 2013.

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