Top 10 shooters 2016
Accuracy competitions have always been the rage throughout history be it with bows, spears, knives and axes. Though most of these sports have survived the test of time, with the emergence of guns a new sport entered the foray and this was shooting games and they are quite popular in all the major sporting events like Olympics or Commonwealth games. Here we countdown the Top 10 Shooters 2016. Note that the list contains only the top rifle shooters.
Top 10 shooters 2016 – The Ultimate List
10. Peter Sidi
At number 10 in Top 10 Shooters 2016 is Peter Sidi. Peter is a Hungarian sport shooter who has been a former world champion in 50m rifle 3 positions when he world the gold medal at world championships in Munich. Apart from that he has also won silver in 300m rifle prone, 10m air rifle and bronze in 50m rifle 3 positions and 50m rifle prone team at various World Championships. Though he has competed in four Olympics, he is yet to win a medal and his best finish was at 6th in 10m air rifle and 50m rifle 3 positions.
9. Daniel Brodmeier
At number 9 in Top 10 Shooters 2016 is Daniel Brodmeier from Germany. This german marksman is ranked 7th in the world in men’s 50m rifle prone. He had a successful junior career having won silver and bronze in two events at World Cup 2006 and silver at European Junior Championships. Since then as an adult he has won silver in rifle prone in World Championships 2014 and a total of 6 medals at World Cups (1 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze).
8. Gagan Narang
At number 8 is Gagan Narang from India. Gangan is an accomplished Indian Shooter who recently won Bronze in 10m air rifle during 2012 Summer Olympics. He has an impressive tally of medals that include 8 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze in Commonwealth games from solo and team events, 2 silver and 3 bronze in solo and teams in Asian games. Apart from that he won gold thrice in ISSF World Cup in 2009, 2008 and 2006.
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