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Shooting at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games:

Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres

Shooting at the 2016 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games

Events:

Host City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Venue(s): Olympic Shooting Centre, Deodoro Olympic Park, Deodoro, Rio de Janeiro
Date Started: August 10, 2016
Date Finished: August 10, 2016

Gold: KOR Jin Jong-O
Silver: VIE Hoàng Xuân Vinh
Bronze: PRK Kim Song-Guk

Summary

World record holder and Olympic champion in this event in 2008 and 2012, Korean [Jin Jong-Oh], was the big favorite, and impressed by winning the qualification by a clear margin. In the final, he started badly with a 6.6 point miss in the fourth round. But he finished the competition strongly, and overtook his closest rival, Vietnamese [Hoàng Xuân Vinh], winner of the air pistol event, with his last two shots. Jin then became the first shooter in the Olympic history to win gold medals in three successive games. [Kim Song Guk] from PRK (North Korea), 30 years of age and competing in his first Olympics, won the bronze medal.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Jin Jong-O 36 South Korea KOR Gold FOR
2 Hoàng Xuân Vinh 41 Vietnam VIE Silver
3 Kim Song-Guk 30 North Korea PRK Bronze
4 Han Seung-Woo 33 South Korea KOR
5 Wang Zhiwei 28 China CHN
6 Vladimir Goncharov 39 Russia RUS
7 Pavol Kopp 37 Slovakia SVK
8 Pang Wei 30 China CHN
9 Pablo Carrera 30 Spain ESP
10 Will Brown 24 United States USA
11 João Costa 51 Portugal POR
12 Jitu Rai 28 India IND
13 Rashid Yunusmetov 37 Kazakhstan KAZ
14 Jay Shi 37 United States USA
15 Tsotne Machavariani 18 Georgia GEO
16 Dimitrije Grgić 32 Serbia SRB
17 Naung Ye Tun 33 Myanmar MYA
18 Damir Mikec 32 Serbia SRB
19 Tomoyuki Matsuda 40 Japan JPN
20 Atallah Al-Anazi 28 Saudi Arabia KSA
21 Oleh Omelchuk 33 Ukraine UKR
22 Yusuf Dikeç 43 Turkey TUR
23 Denis Kulakov 33 Russia RUS
24 Kim Jong-Su 39 North Korea PRK
25 Prakash Nanjappa 40 India IND
26 Giuseppe Giordano 42 Italy ITA
27 Jorge Grau 29 Cuba CUB
28 Daniel Repacholi 34 Australia AUS
29 İsmail Keleş 28 Turkey TUR
30 Júlio Almeida 46 Brazil BRA
31 Trần Quốc Cường 42 Vietnam VIE
32 Samuil Donkov 33 Bulgaria BUL
33 Juraj Tužinský 31 Slovakia SVK
34 Miklós Tátrai 29 Hungary HUN
35 Marko Carrillo 28 Peru PER
36 Vladimir Isachenko 33 Kazakhstan KAZ
37 Johnathan Wong 23 Malaysia MAS
38 Samy Abdel Razek 36 Egypt EGY
39 Felipe Wu 24 Brazil BRA
40 David Muñoz 51 Panama PAN
41 Rudolf Knijnenburg 34 Bolivia BOL