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Olympic Champion Wilson announces shooting retirement

Olympic champion Peter Wilson announced his retirement from competitive shooting today but believes he’s leaving on a high after a hugely succes...

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Olympic champion Wilson wins on shooting return in Dubai

Peter Wilson admitted to getting the best out of himself as he marked his return to competitive shooting since winning Olympic gold at London 20...

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List of Olympians in New Year Honours

Knighthood

Ben Ainslie - sailing

Bradley Wiggins - cycling

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Katherine Grainger - rowing

Jessica Ennis - at...

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Ten Shooting Athletes Selected to Team GB

The British Olympic Association (BOA) has announced today ten athletes as selected to represent Team GB in the shooting at the London 2012 Olymp...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 1 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Peter Wilson rose to number one in the world in 2011 after winning silver and gold on the World Cup circuit.

This March he set a new world record of 198 hits out of 200 on the way to gold at a World Cup event in Arizona.

Since 2008, Wilson has been coached by idol Ahmed Al Maktoum, a member of Dubai’s ruling family, and the 2004 Olympic double trap gold medallist.

At the 2012 Olympics in London, Wilson won gold in double trap, shooting.