Participants

Neil STIRTON

Neil STIRTON
    Shooting
Birth Date:  15 Feb 1981
Place of Birth:  ABERDEEN
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  37
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  176
Weight (Kg):  79

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions 11
Men's 50m Rifle Prone 2 Silver

Neil STIRTON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 9:00
Men's 50m Rifle Prone Qualification
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 13:00
Gold Medal Event Men's 50m Rifle Prone Finals
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 9:00
Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Qualification
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO 50m Rifle Prone Men 8
2014 Glasgow, SCO 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men 4
2010 Delhi, IND 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men 9
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men 6
2010 Delhi, IND 50m Rifle Prone Men 5
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs 50m Rifle Prone Men 1
2006 Melbourne, AUS 50m Rifle Prone Men 9
2006 Melbourne, AUS Pairs 50m Rifle Prone Men 2

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Granada, ESP 50m Rifle Prone Men 53
2010 Munich, GER 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men 63
2010 Munich, GER 50m Rifle Prone Men 14
2006 Zagreb, CRO 50m Rifle Prone Men 24

Hobbies

Hiking, badminton, running, cycling (Athlete, 16 Oct 2017)


Occupation: IT company owner (Athlete, 16 Oct 2017)
Education: Computer science at University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Languages spoken: English
Coach

NATIONAL: Anne Grethe JEPPESEN (NOR) (Athlete, 16 Oct 2017)


Position style: Right hand, right eye
Injuries

Rotator cuff (shoulder) issues. (Athlete, 16 Oct 2017)


Ambition: Winning a gold medal at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 16 Oct 2017)
Memorable: Silver medal in 50m rifle prone at World Cup in Munich in 2008, 0.1 points behind world champion Sergei MARTYNOV (BLR). (Athlete, 16 Oct 2017)
Hero: Scottish former track cyclist Sir Chris HOY. “The most humble yet driven individual I've had the pleasure of meeting.â€? (Athlete, 16 Oct 2017)
Influence: Adam GORDON, STIRTON’s first coach from age 12 to 18, when GORDON died. “The sporting and life principles he taught me will always stay with me.â€? (Athlete, 16 Oct 2017)
Ritual: Light warm-up, music and visualisation. (Athlete, 16 Oct 2017)
Additional information

FULL SET
Competed at every Commonwealth Games since debut at Melbourne 2006. Three medals from pair events over two Games, including a gold in 50m rifle prone with teammate Jonathan HAMMOND (SCO) at Delhi 2010, bronze at the same Games in the 3 positions and silver at Melbourne 2006 in the 50m rifle prone alongside Martin SINCLAIR (SCO). Best individual result fourth in 50m rifle 3 positions at Glasgow 2014. (thecgf.com, 1 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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