Shooting at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Shooting at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

Shooting at the 2008 Summer Paralympics consisted of twelve events. The competition was held in the Beijing Shooting Range Hall from September 7 to September 12.

Classfication

Paralympic shooters are classified according to the extent of their disability. The classification system allows shooters to compete against others with a similar level of function.

Shooting classifications are:
*SH1 - competitors who do not need a shooting stand
*SH2 - competitors who use a shooting stand to support the firearm's weight

Events

For each of the events below, medals were contested for one or more of the above classifications. After each classification is given the date that the event was contested.

*Men's 10 m air pistol
** SH1 - September 7
*Men's 10 m air rifle standing
** SH1 - September 8
*Men's 50 m free rifle 3×40
** SH1 - September 10
*Women's 10 m air pistol
** SH1 - September 8
*Women's 10 m air rifle standing
** SH1 - September 7
*Women's 50 m sport rifle 3×20
** SH1 - September 9
*Mixed 25 m sport pistol
** SH1 - September 10
*Mixed 50 m free pistol
** SH1 - September 12
*Mixed 10 m air rifle prone
** SH1 - September 11
** SH2 - September 9
*Mixed 10 m air rifle standing
** SH2 - September 11
*Mixed 50 m free rifle prone
** SH1 - September 12

Qualification

There were 140 athletes (100 male, 40 female) taking part in this sport.

Medal summary

Medal table

This ranking sorts countries by the number of gold medals earned by their shooters (in this context a nation is an entity represented by a National Paralympic Committee). The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze medals. If, after the above, countries are still tied, equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically.

Medalists

References

* cite web
title = Schedules and Results - Shooting
publisher = The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
url = http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRMP/ENG/Schedule/SH.shtml
accessdate = 2008-09-08

External links

* [http://en.paralympic.beijing2008.cn Official Site of the 2008 Summer Paralympics]


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