Peter Wilson Great Britain & N. Ireland

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

15 Sep 1986

Height

1.98m

Weight

90kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Top Performances

Sport Guides

SHOOTING

Peter Wilson competed in SHOOTING

Did you know?

  • Shooting has 15 medal events, divided into three different groups: rifle, pistol and shotgun.
  • In the rifle and pistol competitions, marksmen aim at targets ranging from 10 to 50 metres away.
  • In the shotgun event, competitors shoot at clay targets propelled at a series of different directions and angles.
  • Shooting has been an Olympic sport since the first modern Games in 1896 but the events were very different back then.
  • There was live pigeon shooting in Paris in 1900 and pistol duelling at the unofficial Games six years later - when participants shot at mannequins in frock coats.

Results for Peter Wilson

Date Event Rank Mark
2 Aug Men's Double Trap Finals 1 gold 45 pts
2 Aug Men's Double Trap Qualification 1 143 pts

Head to Head

Peter Wilson vs Richard Faulds

Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results (pts)

45 Men's Double Trap

Height

1.98m (6'6")

Weight

90kg

Age

27

Richard Faulds

Richard Faulds Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (pts)

133 Men's Double Trap

Height

1.8m (5'11")

Weight

83kg

Age

37

View the London 2012 medallist table