Simkovitch at the Munich ISSF World Cup 2015
|Birth name||גיל סימקוביץ|
|Born||January 13, 1982|
|Height||5' 10" (178 cm)|
|Weight||161 lb (73 kg)|
|Event(s)||50 metre rifle three positions and 50 metre rifle prone|
|Coached by||Guy Starik|
Simkovitch is Jewish, and was born in Kfar Saba, Israel. He began shooting when he was 16 years of age, and is coached by Israeli Olympian Guy Starik. He trains at the National Olympic Ranges in Herzliya.
He won the 60 metre prone event at the World Championships in May 2007.
He competed on behalf of Israel at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, in the Men's 50 metre rifle prone, in which he came in 22nd, and in the Men's 50 metre rifle three positions, in which he came in 38th.
- "Gil Simkovitch Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on December 17, 2012. Retrieved November 13, 2011.
- "Jews in the Olympics: 63 Athletes, 7 Countries". Jewishinstlouis.org. Archived from the original on April 7, 2012. Retrieved November 13, 2011.
- Jacobs, Megan (April 10, 2008). "Gil Simkovitch's Zen and the art of shooting". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved November 14, 2011.
- Dicker, Shira (July 10, 2008). "2008 Olympics: Doron Egozi, Gil Simkovitch and Guy Starik". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved November 13, 2011.
- "Gil Simkovitch". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-12-17.
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