Hans-Jörg Meyer

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Hans-Jörg Meyer
Personal information
Nationality  Germany
Born (1964-04-10) 10 April 1964 (age 53)
Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony,
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Sport Shooting
Event(s) 10 m air pistol (AP60)
50 m pistol (FP)
Club Schützenbund Broistedt[1]
Coached by Philip Bernhard[1]

Hans-Jörg Meyer (born April 10, 1964 in Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony) is a German sport shooter.[2] 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.[3][1]

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.[4] 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.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "ISSF Profile – Hans-Jörg Meyer". ISSF. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Hans-Jörg Meyer". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Europameisterschaften: Silber für Hans-Jörg Meyer im Windroulette von Osijek" [European Championships: Silver for Hans-Jörg Meyer in Osijek despite strong winds] (in German). German Shooting and Archery Federation. 18 July 2009. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Men's 10m Air Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Men's 50m Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 

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