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Christopher Pitt

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting in 2010.
Why this sport?
His friends encouraged him to get involved in the sport.

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Australia
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Szczecin, POL

General interest

Nicknames
Chris, Pitty (Facebook profile, 16 Jan 2017)
Hobbies
Muscle cars, fishing. (Facebook profile, 16 Jan 2017)
Hero / Idol
Australian shooting Para sport athletes Ashley Adams and Elizabeth Kosmala. (paralympic.org.au, 01 Oct 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2016 and 2017 he was named Para Shooter of the Year by Shooting Australia. (shootingaustralia.org, 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (dailymercury.com.au, 12 Sep 2016)
Impairment
At age 10 he developed an illness that resulted in him losing the use of his legs at age 12. (news-mail.com.au, 28 Jul 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-20 44
Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 11
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-09 14
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-11 7
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Semifinal 2016-09-11 4
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Bronze Medal Match 2016-09-11 4
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 42
P3 - Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 17