10 April 1964 |
Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony,
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||76 kg (168 lb)|
|Event(s)||10 m air pistol (AP60)
50 m pistol (FP)
|Coached by||Philip Bernhard|
Hans-Jörg Meyer (born April 10, 1964 in Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony) is a German sport shooter. He won a silver medal in the men's 50 m free pistol at the 2009 European Shooting Championships in Osijek, Croatia, accumulating a score of 653.8 targets.
At age forty-four, Meyer made his official debut for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he competed in two pistol shooting events, along with his teammate Florian Schmidt. He scored a total of 577 targets in the preliminary rounds of the men's 10 m air pistol, by one point ahead of Belarus' Yury Dauhapolau from the final attempt, finishing only in twenty-first place. Three days later, Meyer placed thirteenth in his second event, 50 m pistol, by two points ahead of U.S. shooter Daryl Szarenski, with a total score of 557 targets.
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- "Men's 10m Air Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
- "Men's 50m Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
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