Shooting at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's skeet

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Women's skeet
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Venue Sydney International Shooting Centre
Date 21 September 2000
Competitors 13 from 11 nations
Winning score 98 (OR)
1st, gold medalist(s) Zemfira Meftahatdinova  Azerbaijan
2nd, silver medalist(s) Svetlana Demina  Russia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Diána Igaly  Hungary
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Shooting at the
2000 Summer Olympics
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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
Trap men women
Double trap men women
Skeet men women
Running target
10 m running target men

At the 2000 Summer Olympics, women's skeet shooting was included for the first time. The competition was held on 21 September, with Zemfira Meftahatdinova becoming the inaugural champion. The only woman to previously win a skeet competition at the Olympics, Zhang Shan (who won the 1992 competition open to both men and women) participated but did not reach the final.


Prior to this competition, the existing World and Olympic records were as follows.

Qualification records
World record  Svetlana Demina (RUS) 75 Kumamoto, Japan 1 June 1999
Olympic record New event
Final records
World record  Svetlana Demina (RUS) 99 (75+24) Kumamoto, Japan 1 June 1999
Olympic record New event

Qualification round[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Score Notes
1 Zemfira Meftahatdinova  Azerbaijan 73 Q OR
2 Diána Igaly  Hungary 71 Q
3 Cindy Shenberger  United States 70 Q
4 Erdzhanik Avetisyan  Russia 70 Q
4 Tash Lonsdale  Australia 70 Q
6 Svetlana Demina  Russia 70 Q
7 Kim Rhode  United States 69
8 Zhang Shan  China 69
9 Kim Myong-hwa  North Korea 69
9 Sophia Miaouli  Cyprus 69
11 Maarit Lepomäki  Finland 68
11 Cristina Vitali  Italy 68
13 Andrea Stranovská  Slovakia 67

OR Olympic record – Q Qualified for final


Rank Athlete Qual Final Total 5th place
1st, gold medalist(s)  Zemfira Meftahatdinova (AZE) 73 25 98 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Svetlana Demina (RUS) 70 25 95
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Diána Igaly (HUN) 71 22 93 4
4  Tash Lonsdale (AUS) 70 23 93 3
5  Cindy Shenberger (USA) 70 22 92 6
6  Erdzhanik Avetisyan (RUS) 70 22 92 5

OR Olympic record