Shooting at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's 10 metre air pistol

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Men's 10 metre air pistol
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Venue Sydney International Shooting Centre
Date 16 September 2000
Competitors 43 from 30 nations
Winning score 688.9 (OR)
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Franck Dumoulin  France
2nd, silver medalist(s) Wang Yifu  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Igor Basinski  Belarus
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Shooting at the
2000 Summer Olympics
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Rifle
50 m rifle three positions men women
50 m rifle prone men
10 m air rifle   men   women
Pistol
50 m pistol men
25 m pistol women
25 m rapid fire pistol men
10 m air pistol men women
Shotgun
Trap men women
Double trap men women
Skeet men women
Running target
10 m running target men

The men's 10 metre air pistol competition at the 2000 Summer Olympics was held on 16 September, the day after the opening ceremony. Franck Dumoulin and Wang Yifu both reached 590 points in the qualification round of 60 shots, raising the Olympic record by three points. Although both shooters performed considerably worse in the final, their seven-point gap to the bronze medal was quite safe. Dumoulin outperformed Wang by two points, setting a new final Olympic record.

Records[edit]

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

Qualification records
World record  Sergei Pyzhianov (URS) 593 Munich, West Germany 13 October 1989
Olympic record  Wang Yifu (CHN) 587 Atlanta, United States 20 July 1996
Final records
World record  Sergei Pyzhianov (URS) 695.1 (593+102.1) Munich, West Germany 13 October 1989
Olympic record  Wang Yifu (CHN) 684.8 Barcelona, Spain 28 July 1992

Qualification round[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Score Notes
1 Wang Yifu  China 590 Q OR
2 Franck Dumoulin  France 590 Q OR
3 Mikhail Nestruyev  Russia 583 Q
4 Igor Basinski  Belarus 583 Q
5 João Costa  Portugal 581 Q
6 Roberto Di Donna  Italy 581 Q
7 Stéphane Gagne  France 581 Q
8 Tanyu Kiryakov  Bulgaria 581 Q
9 Vladimir Gontcharov  Russia 579
9 Dilshod Mukhtarov  Uzbekistan 579
11 Sorin Babii  Romania 578
11 Jerzy Pietrzak  Poland 578
11 Tan Zongliang  China 578
11 Martin Tenk  Czech Republic 578
15 Michael Douglass  United States 577
15 Kanstantsin Lukashyk  Belarus 577
17 Jan Fabo  Slovakia 576
17 Dionissios Georgakopoulos  Greece 576
17 Yuri Melentiev  Kyrgyzstan 576
20 Hans-Jürgen Bauer-Neumaier  Germany 575
20 Artur Gevorgjan  Germany 575
20 Paolo Ranno  Italy 575
23 William Demarest  United States 574
23 Vladimir Guchsha  Kazakhstan 574
25 Masaru Nakashige  Japan 573
26 Boris Kokorev  Russia 572
27 Vigilio Fait  Italy 571
27 Tarek Riad  Egypt 571
29 Lajos Pálinkás  Hungary 570
30 Felipe Beuvrín  Venezuela 569
30 Iulian Raicea  Romania 569
32 David Moore  Australia 567
33 Norbelis Bárzaga  Cuba 566
34 Friedhelm Sack  Namibia 565
34 Sergio Werner Sanchez Gomez  Guatemala 565
36 Noriyuki Nishitani  Japan 564
37 Ricardo Chandeck  Panama 562
38 David Porter  Australia 561
39 Chris Rice  Virgin Islands 560
40 Christian Munoz Ortega  Chile 559
41 Luis Méndez  Uruguay 556
42 István Jambrik  Hungary 555
Alexander Danilov  Israel DQ

DQ Disqualified – OR Olympic record – Q Qualified for final

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Qual Final Total Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  Franck Dumoulin (FRA) 590 98.9 688.9 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Wang Yifu (CHN) 590 96.9 686.9
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Igor Basinski (BLR) 583 99.7 682.7
4  Mikhail Nestruyev (RUS) 583 99.3 682.3
5  Stéphane Gagne (FRA) 581 101.0 682.0
6  Roberto Di Donna (ITA) 581 99.5 680.5
7  João Costa (POR) 581 98.4 679.4
8  Tanyu Kiryakov (BUL) 581 95.8 676.8

OR Olympic record

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