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Matt Dryke

Full name: Matthew Alexander "Matt" Dryke
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: August 21, 1958 in Port Angeles, Washington, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

A skeet shooter, Matt Dryke competed at three Olympics (1984-92), highlighted by his 1984 gold medal. Dryke shot with the US Army Marksmanship Unit from 1978-87. He was a two-time World Champion, winning in 1983 and 1986, and a nine-time US Champion. At the Pan American Games Dryke won gold medals in 1983 and 1987 and a silver medal in 1979. He was gold medalist at the Championships of the Americas in 1981 and 1985.

Dryke learned shooting at his father’s range, the Sunnydell Shooting Grounds. Chuck Dryke started it as a place to train hunting dogs but later converted it to a trap, skeet, and shooting clays range. As a child, Matt used to show off by shooting targets while riding a unicycle. Dryke took over from his father running the range, where he also gives private lessons.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Shooting Mixed Skeet United States USA 1 Gold =OR
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Shooting Mixed Skeet United States USA 24
1992 Summer 33 Barcelona Shooting Mixed Skeet United States USA 6

Mixed Skeet

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS TP PRP FRP ERP SFRP SFP R1P R2P R3P R4P R5P R6P
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Shooting United States USA Final Standings 198
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Shooting United States USA Final Standings 193
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Shooting United States USA Preliminary Round 193
1992 Summer 33 Barcelona Shooting United States USA Final Standings 221
1992 Summer 33 Barcelona Shooting United States USA Final Round 221 198 23
1992 Summer 33 Barcelona Shooting United States USA Elimination Round 149 198 49
1992 Summer 33 Barcelona Shooting United States USA Semi-Final 49
1992 Summer 33 Barcelona Shooting United States USA Preliminary Round 149 24 25 25 25 25 25
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