Shooting at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's double trap
|Men's double trap
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
|Venue||Sydney International Shooting Centre|
|Date||20 September 2000|
|Competitors||25 from 20 nations|
|Shooting at the
2000 Summer Olympics
|50 m rifle three positions||men||women|
|50 m rifle prone||men|
|10 m air rifle||men||women|
|50 m pistol||men|
|25 m pistol||women|
|25 m rapid fire pistol||men|
|10 m air pistol||men||women|
|10 m running target||men|
The men's double trap competition at the 2000 Summer Olympics was held on 20 September. Home shooter Russell Mark set a new Olympic record in the qualification round and was close to defending his inaugural double trap title from Atlanta, but lost the gold medal shoot-off to Richard Faulds. Fehaid Al Deehani won the first Olympic medal ever for Kuwait.
The existing World and Olympic records were as follows.
|World record||Michael Diamond (AUS)||147||Barcelona, Spain||19 July 1998|
|Olympic record||Huang I. C. (TPE)||141||Atlanta, United States||24 July 1996|
|World record||Daniele Di Spigno (ITA)||194 (146+48)||Tampere, Finland||7 July 1999|
|Olympic record||Russell Mark (AUS)||189||Atlanta, United States||24 July 1996|
The qualification round consisted of 25 doubles in the A programme, 25 in the B programme, and 25 in the C programme.
OR Olympic record – Q Qualified for final
The final repeated the C programme for the top six competitors.
|Richard Faulds (GBR)||141||46||187||3|
|Russell Mark (AUS)||143||44||187||2|
|Fehaid Al Deehani (KUW)||141||45||186|
|4||Conny Persson (SWE)||141||43||184|
|5||Roland Gerebics (HUN)||140||40||180|
|6||Lance Bade (USA)||136||43||179|
- Official Report of the XXVII Olympiad — Shooting (PDF). Retrieved 2008-09-06.