Joao Costa Portugal

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

28 Oct 1964

Height

1.82m

Weight

102kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

SHOOTING

Joao Costa 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 Joao Costa

Date Event Rank Mark
5 Aug Men's 50m Pistol Qualification 9 559 pts
28 Jul Men's 10m Air Pistol Finals 7 99.3 pts
28 Jul Men's 10m Air Pistol Qualification 8 583 pts

Head to Head

Joao Costa vs Vladimir Isakov

Joao Costa

Joao Costa Portugal flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results (pts)

559 Men's 50m Pistol

Height

1.82m (6'0")

Weight

102kg

Age

50

Vladimir Isakov

Vladimir Isakov Russian Federation flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

London 2012 results (pts)

559 Men's 50m Pistol

Height

1.8m (5'11")

Weight

78kg

Age

45

View the London 2012 medallist table