Irene Beyeler

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Irene Beyeler
Personal information
Nationality   Switzerland
Born (1985-08-11) 11 August 1985 (age 31)
Schwarzenburg, Bern,
Switzerland
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb)
Sport
Sport Shooting
Event(s) 10 m air rifle (AR40)
50 m rifle 3 positions (STR3X20)
Club Sportschützen Taters[1]
Coached by Walter Beyeler[1]

Irene Beyeler (born August 11, 1985 in Schwarzenburg, Bern) is a Swiss sport shooter.[2] Beyeler represented Switzerland at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed in rifle shooting events, along with her brother and teammate Simon Beyeler. She placed sixteenth out of forty-seven shooters in the women's 10 m air rifle by one point behind United States' Emily Caruso from the third attempt, with a total score of 395 points.[3] Nearly a week later, Beyeler competed for her second event, 50 m rifle 3 positions, where she was able to shoot 195 targets in a prone position, 188 in standing, and 194 in kneeling, for a total score of 577 points, finishing only in twenty-third place.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ISSF Profile – Irene Beyeler". ISSF. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Irene Beyeler". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Women's 10m Air Rifle Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 

External links[edit]