Nguyễn Mạnh Tường (sport shooter)

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Nguyen Manh Tuong
Personal information
Nationality  Vietnam
Born (1960-06-15) 15 June 1960 (age 57)
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Sport Shooting
Event(s) 10 m air pistol (AP60)
25 m centre fire pistol (CFP)
50 m pistol (FP)

Nguyen Manh Tuong (Vietnamese: Nguyễn Mạnh Tường; born June 15, 1960) is a Vietnamese sport shooter.[1] He won a bronze medal for the men's 25 m centre-fire pistol (CFP) at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, South Korea, with a score of 586 points.[2][3]

At age forty-four, Nguyen made his official debut for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he finished forty-first in the men's 10 m air pistol by one point behind Chinese Taipei's Chang Yi Ning, with a score of 568 points.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Nguyen competed for the second time in two pistol shooting events. He scored a total of 572 targets in the preliminary rounds of the men's 10 m air pistol, by three points ahead of Ukraine's Ivan Rybovalov from the final attempt, finishing only in thirty-fourth place.[4] Three days later, Nguyen placed thirty-eighth in his second event, 50 m pistol, by two points ahead of Poland's Wojciech Knapik from the final attempt, with a total score of 543 targets.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nguyen Manh Tuong". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "From the press: Vietnam targeting gold". China Daily. 13 November 2010. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "ISSF Profile – Nguyen Manh Tuong". ISSF. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Men's 10m Air Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Men's 50m Pistol Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 

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