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Shooting at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games:

Women's Sporting Pistol, 25 metres

Shooting at the 1984 Summer Games: Next Summer Games

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Host City: Los Angeles, United States
Venue(s): Prado Recreational Area, Chino, California
Date Started: July 29, 1984
Date Finished: July 29, 1984
Format: 25 metres. 60 shots in six series of 10. 600 possible.

Gold: CAN Linda Thom
Silver: USA Ruby Fox
Bronze: AUS Patricia Dench

Summary

Canada’s Linda Thom became the first woman to win an Olympic shooting gold medal, as this was the first women’s event held in 1984. She and American Ruby Fox tied for first with 585, but Thom won the shoot-off 198-197. In 1984 Thom was named Canada’s outstanding female athlete. She was given the Order of Canada in 1985, and was inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 1992. Fox had been World Champion in air pistol in 1979.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS R1P R2P R3P R4P R5P R6P
1 Linda Thom 40 Canada CAN Gold 585 95 96 97 98 100 99 OR
2 Ruby Fox 38 United States USA Silver 585 99 97 96 98 97 98 OR
3 Patricia Dench 52 Australia AUS Bronze 583 93 94 98 98 100 100
4 Liu Haiying 20 China CHN 583 96 99 98 94 96 100
5 Kristina Fries 21 Sweden SWE 581 98 98 95 95 97 98
6 Wen Zhifang 23 China CHN 578 93 96 94 98 98 99
7 Débora Srour 22 Brazil BRA 578 95 96 96 99 98 94
8 Maria Macovei 24 Romania ROU 577 98 94 93 96 97 99
9 Evelyne Manchon 21 France FRA 577 97 94 96 94 99 97
10 Mun Yang-Ja 28 South Korea KOR 576 97 91 95 97 98 98
11 Cris Kajd 32 Sweden SWE 576 96 94 97 95 98 96
12 Carol Bartlett-Page 35 Great Britain GBR 575 98 96 95 95 98 93
13 Kim Dyer 37 United States USA 574 97 95 95 94 97 96
14 Kim Hye-Yeong 23 South Korea KOR 573 95 95 95 93 97 98
15T Isabel Chitas 35 Portugal POR 572 92 97 94 96 97 96
15T Elena Macovei 21 Romania ROU 572 94 94 96 95 96 97
15T Lely Sampurno 48 Indonesia INA 572 93 94 94 97 99 95
18 Loredana Zugna 32 Italy ITA 571 91 96 98 98 93 95
19 Angsuman Jotikasthira 35 Thailand THA 569 96 93 95 94 96 95
20 Waltraud Weißenberg 40 West Germany FRG 568 96 93 90 97 95 94
21T Agi Kasoumi 18 Greece GRE 565 92 94 93 99 95 92
21T Elvira Salazar 26 Colombia COL 565 94 94 97 94 88 98
23T Brida Beccarelli 27 Switzerland SUI 564 94 90 94 98 99 89
23T Keiko Hirakawa 29 Japan JPN 564 95 89 94 94 95 97
23T Thérès Manser 28 Switzerland SUI 564 94 92 97 96 91 94
23T Atsuko Sugimoto 25 Japan JPN 564 91 93 93 95 96 96
27 Adrienne Bennett 35 Great Britain GBR 563 93 94 93 95 94 94
28 Selvyana Adrian-Sofyan 33 Indonesia INA 559 89 89 95 98 92 96
29 Mónica Patron 21 Mexico MEX 557 94 95 92 89 95 92
30 María Luisa Peña 49 Spain ESP 545 86 84 91 99 91 94