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Don Hamilton

Full name: Donald Leslie "Don" Hamilton
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: September 17, 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 13, 1999 in Kingston, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: US Navy, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting


Don Hamilton started competitive shooting in 1959 while in the US Navy. He remained a member of the US Navy Team until 1980, winning the 1966, 1968, and 1969 Inter-Service Championships. Hamilton was Outdoor National Champion with the conventional pistol from 1965-69. He won three medals at the Pan American Games, a team gold in center-fire pistol in 1967, and silvers in air pistol and team air pistol in 1979. He also competed on multiple World Championship teams, shooting with the US National Team from 1966-92. The Hamilton 2000 International Pistol Matches are named in memory of Donald Hamilton.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Shooting Mixed Free Pistol, 50 metres United States USA 16

Mixed Free Pistol, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS R1P R2P R3P R4P R5P R6P
1968 Summer 39 Ciudad de México Shooting United States USA Final Standings 549 89 94 90 92 91 93
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