Participants

John SNOWDEN

John SNOWDEN
    Shooting
Birth Date:  16 Jan 1969
Place of Birth:  ASHBURTON
Country of birth:  NZL
Age:  49
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  171
Weight (Kg):  70

Events and Medals


John SNOWDEN - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Mon, 9 Apr 10:00
Queen's Prize Pairs Finals Day 1
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 10:00
Gold Medal Event Queen's Prize Pairs Finals Day 2
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 10:00
Queen's Prize Individual Finals Day 1
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 10:00
Queen's Prize Individual Finals Day 2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 10:00
Gold Medal Event Queen's Prize Individual Finals Day 3
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Full Bore Individual 18
2010 Delhi, IND Full Bore Open 13
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs Full Bore Open 1
2006 Melbourne, AUS Open Full Bore 21
2006 Melbourne, AUS Pairs Open Full Bore 7

Nickname: Snowy (Athlete, 24 Jun 2017)
Hobbies

Fixing old farm machines and equipment. (Athlete, 24 Jun 2017)


Occupation: Farmer (Athlete, 24 Jun 2017)
Education: Engineering at University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Languages spoken: English
Position style: Right eye, right hand (Athlete, 24 Jun 2017)
Sporting relatives

Wife Coby represents New Zealand in rifle shooting. (Ashburton Guardian, 3 Jan 2013)


Reason: "I had a natural interest and thought I could be good at this." (Athlete, 24 Jun 2017)
Memorable: Winning a gold medal in pairs with Mike COLLINGS (NZL) at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games. (Athlete, 24 Jun 2017)
Influence: Wife Coby. (Athlete, 24 Jun 2017)
Additional information

PASSION PROJECT
Local rifle range at Ashburton closed in April 2015 due to safety concerns. As president of the Ashburton Range Users Association, he led the initiative for the range to be redesigned and rebuilt, costing NZ$100,000. It reopened in April 2017. (Athlete, 24 Jun 2017; Ashburton Guardian, 8 Apr 2017)

TOP SHOT
Won the Ballinger Belt title in February 2018, defeating champion James BAILEY (AUS) at the New Zealand National Rifle Association Championships in Upper Hutt, New Zealand. It's his second Ballinger Belt, New Zealand's oldest sporting trophy. (stuff.co.nz, 5 Feb 2018)



Legend

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

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