Kateřina Emmons

Kateřina Emmons (born November 17, 1983 in Pilsen; née Kůrková) is a female Czech sport shooter who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics, where she won a bronze medal, and the 2008 Summer Olympics, where she won her first gold medal in the women's 10 metre air rifle competition, and the very first gold medal of that particular games. [cite web|url=http://en.beijing2008.cn/news/sports/headlines/shooting/n214520180.shtml|title=Flash: Emmons wins first gold of the Olympic Games|publisher=Beijing 2008|accessdate=2008-08-09|date=2008-08-09]

On her way to the gold medal, Emmons equalled the qualifying round world record and set a new Olympic record by achieving a maximum score of 400. She then proceeded to set a new Olympic record in the final by totalling 503.5.

Olympic results

Records

Personal life

Emmons is married to American Olympic rifle shooter Matthew Emmons. [ [http://www.esc-shooting.org/ European Shooting Page] ] . They met at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens and married in Pilsen on June 30, 2007. They both live and train at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center.

References

External links

[http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/BIO/Athlete/8/205338.shtml Kateřina Emmons on the IOC website]


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