Stephen Petterson

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Stephen Petterson
Medal record
Competitor for  New Zealand
Men's Shooting
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1990 Auckland 50m Rifle Prone (Pairs)
Gold medal – first place 1994 Victoria 50m Rifle Prone
Gold medal – first place 1994 Victoria 50m Rifle Prone (Pairs)
Gold medal – first place 1998 Kuala Lumpur 50m Rifle Prone
Silver medal – second place 1990 Auckland 50m Rifle Prone

Stephen Kelly Petterson, MNZM (born 2 August 1957 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a competitive rifle shooter from New Zealand. A veteran of four Olympic Games and five Commonwealth Games, he has won a total of four gold medals and a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games.[1]

He was the flag bearer for New Zealand at the closing ceremony of the 1994 Commonwealth Games.

In the 1999 New Year Honours, Petterson was made a MNZM, for services to smallbore rifle shooting.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile at the New Zealand Olympic Committee website
  2. ^ 1999 New Year Honours List, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 8 December 2012.