Participants

Jennifer MCINTOSH

Jennifer MCINTOSH
    Shooting
Birth Date:  17 Jun 1991
Place of Birth:  EDINBURGH
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  26
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  175
Weight (Kg):  75

Events and Medals


Jennifer MCINTOSH - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Mon, 9 Apr 11:00
Women's 10m Air Rifle Qualification
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 14:00
Gold Medal Event Women's 50m Rifle Prone Finals
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 8:30
Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Qualification
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 11:30
Gold Medal Event Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Finals
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO 10m Air Rifle Women 7
2014 Glasgow, SCO 50m Rifle Prone Women 3
2014 Glasgow, SCO 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 2
2010 Delhi, IND 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 5
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 6
2010 Delhi, IND 50m Rifle Prone Women 1
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs 50m Rifle Prone Women 1

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 10m Air Rifle Women 15
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 18
2012 London, GBR 10m Air Rifle Women 36
2012 London, GBR 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 42

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Granada, ESP 10m Air Rifle Women 18
2014 Granada, ESP 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 55
2014 Granada, ESP 50m Rifle Prone Women 39

Nickname: Jen (Athlete 17 Oct 2017)
Hobbies

Painting, drawing, make-up artistry, creative writing (Athlete, 17 Oct 2017; baku2015.com, Jun 2015)


Occupation: Athlete (issf-sports.org, 30 Sep 2017)
Education: Make-up artistry at Edinburgh College, Scotland
Languages spoken: English
Coach

NATIONAL/PERSONAL: Donald McINTOSH (father) (SCO) (britishshooting.org.uk, 15 May 2017)


Position style: Right hand, right eye
Sporting relatives

Mother Shirley McINTOSH is one of Scotland’s most successful athletes at a Commonwealth Games, winning shooting gold, silver and two bronze medals across two Games (Victoria 1994, Kuala Lumpur 1998). Father Donald competed in rifle events at Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games. Younger sister Seonaid also a member of Great Britain shooting team. (Athlete, 17 Oct 2017; thecgf.com, 30 Sep 2017; teamgb.com, 24 Jul 2017)


Reason: Started shooting at age 10 as both parents were shooters. Pestered her mother Shirley to let her shoot from an early age. (motleyhealth.com, 30 Sep 2017)
Ambition: "Be the best that I can be." (Athlete, 17 Oct 2017)
Memorable: Winning two gold medals at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games. (Athlete, 17 Oct 2017; baku2015.com, Jun 2015)
Hero: Scottish former track cyclist Sir Chris HOY. “Most successful Scottish and British athlete.? (Athlete, 17 Oct 2017)
Influence: Father and coach Donald McINTOSH. (Athlete, 17 Oct 2017)
Ritual: Listening to music. (Athlete, 17 Oct 2017)
Additional information

BRISBANE SUCCESS
Won gold in 50m rifle prone at 2017 Commonwealth Shooting Championships at Belmont complex in Brisbane in November - a test event for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (shootingaustralia.org, 4 Nov 2017)


HIGHLY DECORATED
At Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, McINTOSH took silver in 50m rifle prone to become Team Scotland’s most successful female Commonwealth Games athlete based on medals won. Mother Shirley’s record of four shooting medals (gold, silver and two bronze) across the Victoria 1994 and Kuala Lumpur 1998 Games had stood for 16 years before McINTOSH took her tally to five. "Pretty smug about that one, not going to lie. It’s been nearly 20 years. Pretty cool at 23 years old, and I could still be doing this at 40.? (teamscotland.scot, 30 Jul 2014)


EUROPEAN CHAMPION
Won 50m prone at 2017 European Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan. "When I was on the podium with a gold medal around my neck, I was overwhelmed by the whole thing. I even started crying, which is unlike me because I'm renowned for being the ice queen." (eurosport.com, 25 Jul 2017)

QUEEN’S BATON
Carried Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s baton through her hometown of Falkirk in August 2017. (Instagram, 29 Aug 2017)

BEST FOOT FORWARD
Achieved medal success at Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games wearing lucky pants and lucky woolly purple socks. Also spent two hours painting a saltire on all 10 toenails. (telegraph.co.uk, 2012)

PEN PUSHER
Writing a novel in her spare time. (Athlete, 17 Oct 2017)


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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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