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Shooting at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games:

Men's Double Trap

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Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing Shooting Range Clay Target Field, Beijing
Date Started: August 12, 2008
Date Finished: August 12, 2008

Gold: USA Glenn Eller
Silver: ITA Francesco D'Aniello
Bronze: CHN Hu Binyuan

Summary

Glenn Eller of the United States was an easy winner of the gold medal in this event. His qualifying round of 145 gave him a four-point lead going into the final round. In the final he was steady with 45 targets out of 50 to win the gold by three points over Italy’s Francesco D’Aniello. China’s Hu Binyuan won the bronze with his final round of 46 equaling D’Aniello for the best final performance. Two other finalists were the 1996 and 2000 gold medalists, Russell Mark (AUS) and Richard Faulds (GBR), who placed fifth and sixth respectively.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal TP
1 Glenn Eller 26 United States USA Gold 190 OR
2 Francesco D'Aniello 39 Italy ITA Silver 187
3 Hu Binyuan 30 China CHN Bronze 184
4 Jeff Holguin 29 United States USA 182
5 Russell Mark 44 Australia AUS 181
6 Richard Faulds 31 Great Britain GBR 180
7 Ahmed Al-Maktoum 44 United Arab Emirates UAE 136
8 William Chetcuti 23 Malta MLT 136
9 Roland Gerebics 28 Hungary HUN 136
10 Daniele Di Spigno 33 Italy ITA 135
11 Håkan Dahlby 42 Sweden SWE 135
12 Wang Nan 30 China CHN 134
13 Steve Scott 23 Great Britain GBR 134
14 Vasily Mosin 36 Russia RUS 131
15 Rajyavardhan Rathore 38 India IND 131
16 Vitaly Fokeyev 34 Russia RUS 130
17 Lucas Bennazar 39 Puerto Rico PUR 123
18 Graeme Ede 48 New Zealand NZL 113
19 Giuseppe Di Salvatore 18 Canada CAN 109