Niccolò Campriani

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Niccolò Campriani
Personal information
Nationality Italian
Born (1987-11-06) November 6, 1987 (age 30)
Florence, Italy
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Sport
Country Italy Italy
Sport Shooting
Club G.S. Fiamme Gialle

Niccolò Campriani (born November 6, 1987) is an Italian sport shooter.[1] He competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing in the men's 10 metre air rifle, men's small-bore rifle, three positions, 50 metres and men's small-bore rifle, prone, 50 metres, and at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's 10 metre air rifle, winning silver, and in the men's 50 metre rifle three positions, where he won gold with a total of 1278.5 points.

Biography[edit]

After participating in the 2008 Summer Olympics, achieving his best result in 12th place in the 10 meter rifle, he won the gold medal at Euro 2009. On July 31, 2010 he won the gold medal at the World Shooting Championships in the 10 meter rifle, qualifying for the 2012 Summer Olympics. On July 29, 2012 he won the silver medal at the Olympics in the 10 m rifle final. On August 6, 2012 he won a gold medal at the Olympics in the 50 m three position rifle final.[2] He was also the first Italian in the history of shooting to win an individual world title. In the same competition he also won a bronze medal in the team in the same discipline. In 2011 he earned a bronze medal at the European championships. He also won the gold medal in the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 10m Air Rifle Event on 8 August 2016.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Niccolò Campriani". London2012.com. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Niccolo Campriani wins 50m three position gold". Retrieved 06-08-2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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