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 appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to smallbore rifle shooting.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile at the New Zealand Olympic Committee website
  2. ^ "New Year Honours List 1999". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 1998. Retrieved 10 October 2015.
Awards
Preceded by
Brenda Lawson
Lonsdale Cup of the New Zealand Olympic Committee
1994
Succeeded by
Chris White