Participants

David CHAPMAN

David CHAPMAN
    Shooting
Birth Date:  22 Mar 1965
Place of Birth:  BALAKLAVA
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  53
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  165
Weight (Kg):  73

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol 4

David CHAPMAN - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 12 Apr 9:00
Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Qualification - Stage 1
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 8:30
Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Qualification - Stage 2
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 13:30
Gold Medal Event Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Finals
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO 25m Rapid fire Pistol Men 1
2010 Delhi, IND 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men 6
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men 3
2006 Melbourne, AUS Pair 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men 2
2006 Melbourne, AUS 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men 8

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men 26
2012 London, GBR 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men 18
2000 Sydney, AUS 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men 20

Occupation: Farmer (abc.net.au, 1 Oct 2010; m2006.thecgf.com, Mar 2006)
Education: Farm management at Roseworthy Agriculture College, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Position style: Right hand, right eye
Sporting relatives

Daughter Hayley also competes for Australia in shooting. (olympics.com.au, May 2016)


Reason: Success as a junior shooter, which fed his enthusiasm for winning. It was better than losing at junior football (Australian rules). (olympics.com.au, May 2016)
Hero: Former coach Alex TARANSKY (olympics.com.au, May 2016)
Additional information

COMEBACK
Having competed at his first World Cup event in 1985, he gave up competitive shooting after getting married. Returned to the sport in 1994, with the goal of making the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games squad; finished 20th in 25m rapid fire pistol at the Games. (abc.net.au, 1 Oct 2010; olympics.com.au, 17 May 2017)


FAMILY WAY
CHAPMAN and his daughter Hayley made history at London 2012 Olympic Games when they became the first father and daughter to compete for Australia at an Olympic Games. (olympics.com.au, May 2016)


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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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