Stephen Petterson

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Stephen Petterson
Medal record
Representing  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) is a competitive rifle shooter from New Zealand.

Petterson was born in Auckland in 1957. 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 Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM), for "services to smallbore rifle shooting".[2]

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Awards
Preceded by
Brenda Lawson
Lonsdale Cup of the New Zealand Olympic Committee
1994
Succeeded by
Chris White