Participants

Sally JOHNSTON

Sally JOHNSTON
    Shooting
Birth Date:  12 Jul 1970
Place of Birth:  INVERCARGILL
Country of birth:  NZL
Age:  47
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  165
Weight (Kg):  75

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Women's 50m Rifle Prone 11

Sally JOHNSTON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 12 Apr 14:00
Gold Medal Event Women's 50m Rifle Prone Finals
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO 50m Rifle Prone Women 1
2014 Glasgow, SCO 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 19
2010 Delhi, IND 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 13
2010 Delhi, IND 50m Rifle Prone Women 9
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs 50m Rifle Prone Women 7
2006 Melbourne, AUS 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 13
2006 Melbourne, AUS Pairs 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 5
1998 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 50m Rifle 3 Postions Women 22
1998 Kuala Lumpur, MAS Pairs 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 10
1998 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 50m Rifle Prone Women 3
1998 Kuala Lumpur, MAS Pairs 50m Rifle Prone Women 11

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2010 Munich, GER 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 50
2010 Munich, GER 50m Rifle Prone Women 57
1998 Barcelona, ESP 10m Air Rifle Women 114
1998 Barcelona, ESP 50m Rifle Prone Women 37

Hobbies

Ballroom dancing, pole fitness, sewing, reading, gardening, home renovation - she does not sit still much. (Athlete, 4 Nov 2017)


Occupation: Public servant (Athlete, 4 Nov 2017)
Education: Science, microbiology, dairy science and technology (Masters) at Massey University, Palmerston North, NZL
Languages spoken: English
Position style: Right hand, right eye
Sporting relatives

Parents (Jenny and Ken) represented New Zealand in shooting and sister (Helen) represented New Zealand as a junior champion in shooting. (Athlete, 4 Nov 2017)


Reason: Both parents are shooters and she was taken to events. (Athlete, 4 Nov 2017)
Ambition: To participate in her fifth Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast 2018 and win more medals. (Athlete, 4 Nov 2017)
Memorable: Gold in 50m rifle prone at Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games after her equipment went missing and she had to borrow some to compete. (Athlete, 4 Nov 2017)
Influence: Father Ken. “He was my first coach, is always there to talk stuff through, and is the biggest believer in me." (Athlete, 4 Nov 2017)
Additional information

SOMETHING BORROWED
At Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, the bolt from her rifle and ammunition went missing on flight to Scotland and never appeared. As bolts and ammunition are matched to each gun, she borrowed gear to compete and won gold by 0.6 of a point. (stuff.co.nz, 29 Jul 2014)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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