Stephen Petterson

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


  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.