Birth Date:  24 Sep 1982
Place of Birth:  PERAK
Country of birth:  MAS
Age:  35
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  168
Weight (Kg):  70

Events and Medals

Nur Suryani MOHAMED TAIBI - Schedule

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

Biographical Information

Commonwealth Games
2014 Glasgow, SCO 10m Air Rifle Women 3
2014 Glasgow, SCO 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 4
2010 Delhi, IND 10m Air Rifle Women 3
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs 10m Air Rifle Women 1
2010 Delhi, IND 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 7
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 9
2006 Melbourne, AUS 10m Air Rifle Women 14
2006 Melbourne, AUS Pairs 10m Air Rifle Women 6
2006 Melbourne, AUS 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 3
2006 Melbourne, AUS Pairs 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 3
2006 Melbourne, AUS 50m Rifle Prone Women 5
2006 Melbourne, AUS Pairs 50m Rifle Prone Women 10

Olympic Games
2012 London, GBR 10m Air Rifle Women 34

World Championships
2010 Munich, GER 10m Air Rifle Women 80
2010 Munich, GER 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 47
2006 Zagreb, CRO 10m Air Rifle Women 67
2006 Zagreb, CRO 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 12
2006 Zagreb, CRO 50m Rifle Prone Women 12

Previous names: Mohamed Nur Suryani BINTI (, 5 Oct 2017)

Reading (, 5 Oct 2017)

Occupation: Athlete, Armed Forces (, 15 Dec 2017;, 5 Oct 2017)
Education: Diploma in sports science (, 5 Oct 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Position style: Right hand, right eye
Reason: Father invited her to a shooting range when she was 15. "I said, 'Whoa, it's like a man's job.' But I like a rough job like that, not something girly. I tried it and it's been OK." (, 16 Apr 2012)
Additional information

Competed at her first Olympic Games, London 2012, in eighth month of pregnancy. Although she became the first woman to represent Malaysia in shooting at the Olympics, her impending baby made the headlines. Prayed her unborn child would not kick her as she pulled the trigger. Unable to reach the final, finished 34th in 10m air rifle. Only felt "three or four" kicks during the competition and had told the baby "to behave herself". (, 26 Jul 2012;, 28 Jul 2012) Qualified for the 10m air rifle and 50m rifle 3 positions after her performance at Asian Shooting Championships in Qatar in January 2012, days after learning she was pregnant. Pregnancy limited her to just 10m event at London 2012. "I cannot do a prone position with this big stomach." (, 14 Apr 2012)

Due to take part in Asian Olympic Qualifying Championships in New Delhi, India, in January 2016 - her last chance to book a spot for Rio 2016 Olympic Games. However, told not to travel by her doctor, with her second baby expected in a month. Replaced by another shooter for the event. (, 23 Jan 2016)

Competed at past three Commonwealth Games since debut at Melbourne 2006. Collected two medals, including bronze in 50m rifle 3 positions. Gold at Delhi 2010 in 10m air rifle pair with teammate Nur Ayuni Farhana ABDUL HALIM (MAS), and bronze in 10m air rifle. Repeated individual success four years later, taking bronze in 10m air rifle at Glasgow 2014. (, 5 Oct 2017)

Took legal action against the National Sports Institute with two other female shooters in October 2017, for dropping them from the funding scheme for elite athletes, Podium Program, allegedly without a legitimate reason. The issue was later settled out of court. (, 18 Mar 2017;, 5 Feb 2018)

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

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