Shooting at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's skeet

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Men's skeet
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Anders Golding, Vincent Hancock, Nasser Al-Attiyah 2012.jpg
Left-right: Golding, Hancock, Al-Attiyah
Venue Royal Artillery Barracks
Date 30 July 2012
31 July 2012
Competitors 36 from 26 nations
Winning score 148
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Vincent Hancock  United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Anders Golding  Denmark
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Nasser Al-Attiyah  Qatar
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The Men's skeet event at the 2012 Olympic Games took place on 30 and 31 July 2012 at the Royal Artillery Barracks. The event consisted of two rounds: a qualifier and a final. In the qualifier, each shooter fired 5 sets of 25 shots in the set order of skeet shooting. The top 6 shooters in the qualifying round moved on to the final round. There, they fired one additional round of 25. The total score from all 150 shots was used to determine the final ranking.[1]

Records[edit]

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

Qualification records
World record  Vincent Hancock (USA) 125 Lonato, Italy 14 June 2007
Olympic record  Vincent Hancock (USA) 121 Beijing, China 16 August 2008
  • Hancock improved his Olympic qualification record from the last Olympic with two points.
Final records
World record  Vincent Hancock (USA) 150 (125+25) Lonato, Italy 14 June 2007
Olympic record  Vincent Hancock (USA)
 Tore Brovold (NOR)
145 (121+24)
145 (120+25)
Beijing, China 16 August 2008
  • Hancock improved his Olympic record from the last Olympic with three points.

Qualification round[edit]

Rank Athlete Country 1 2 3 4 5 Total Notes
1 Vincent Hancock  United States 25 24 25 24 25 123 Q, OR
2 Anders Golding  Denmark 24 23 25 25 25 122 Q
3 Valeriy Shomin  Russia 23 24 24 25 25 121 Q
4 Nasser Al-Attiyah  Qatar 25 23 24 24 25 121 Q
5 Luigi Lodde  Italy 21 25 24 25 25 120 Q
6 Jan Sychra  Czech Republic 23 23 25 24 25 120 Q
7 Marcus Svensson  Sweden 22 24 24 24 25 119
8 Frank Thompson  United States 24 23 24 23 25 119
9 Nikolaos Mavrommatis  Greece 23 25 23 24 24 119
10 Ralf Buchheim  Germany 23 21 24 25 25 118
11 Georgios Achilleos  Cyprus 23 22 24 24 25 118
12 Richard Brickell  Great Britain 24 22 23 25 24 118
13 Saeed Al-Maktoum  United Arab Emirates 21 24 25 24 24 118
14 Ennio Falco  Italy 24 23 24 23 24 118
15 Stefan Nilsson  Sweden 22 25 25 22 24 118
16 Rory Warlow  Great Britain 24 24 22 25 23 118
17 Anthony Terras  France 21 24 24 25 23 117
18 Mostafa Hamdy  Egypt 23 25 22 24 23 117
19 Jakub Tomeček  Czech Republic 24 23 23 25 22 117
20 Keith Ferguson  Australia 23 22 23 22 24 116
21 Abdullah Al-Rashidi  Kuwait 23 24 24 21 24 116
22 Antonakis Andreou  Cyprus 22 23 23 24 23 115
23 Juan José Aramburu  Spain 23 22 24 24 22 115
24 Javier Rodríguez  Mexico 23 22 23 22 24 114
25 Efthimios Mitas  Greece 22 24 23 22 23 114
26 Jesper Hansen  Denmark 22 22 24 24 21 113
27 Tore Brovold  Norway 22 25 22 24 20 113
28 Khurram Inam  Pakistan 21 23 23 20 25 112
29 Majed Al-Tamimi  Saudi Arabia 23 18 20 25 21 111
30 Guillermo Alfredo Torres  Cuba 20 21 25 22 22 110
31 Paul Brian Rosario  Philippines 22 19 25 22 24 109
32 Nicolas Pacheco Espinosa  Peru 21 21 21 22 24 109
33 Clive Barton  Australia 20 22 25 21 21 109
34 Fabio Ramella  Switzerland 21 23 22 23 20 109
35 Cho Yong-Seong  South Korea 24 21 23 22 19 109
36 Azmy Mehelba  Egypt 21 19 24 24 20 108

Final[edit]

Rank Athlete Qual Final Total Bronze
shoot-off
Notes
1st, gold medalist(s)  Vincent Hancock (USA) 123 25 148 OR
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Anders Golding (DEN) 122 24 146
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Nasser Al-Attiyah (QAT) 121 23 144 6
4  Valeriy Shomin (RUS) 121 23 144 5
5  Luigi Lodde (ITA) 120 23 143
6  Jan Sychra (CZE) 120 23 143

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