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Medal record

Kateřina Emmons
Women's shooting
Gold 2008 Beijing 10 m air rifle
Silver 2008 Beijing 50 m rifle 3 pos
Bronze 2004 Athens 10 m air rifle

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.[1]

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

Event 2004 2008
50 metre rifle three positions 27th
2 Silver
10 metre air rifle 3 Bronze
1 Gold


Current world records held in 10 metre air rifle
Women Qualification 400  Seo Sun-hwa (KOR)
 Gao Jing (CHN)
 Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
 Du Li (CHN)
 Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
 Suma Shirur (IND)
 Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
 Monika Haselsberger (AUT)
 Barbara Lechner (GER)
 Zhao Yinghui (CHN)
 Wu Liuxi (CHN)
 Du Li (CHN)
 Sonja Pfeilschifter (GER)
 Kateřina Emmons (CZE)
 Lioubov Galkina (RUS)
April 12, 2002
April 22, 2002
August 24, 2002
June 4, 2003
June 14, 2003
February 13, 2004
February 22, 2004
April 22, 2004
March 5, 2005
April 11, 2005
June 11, 2005
October 4, 2006
May 24, 2008
August 9, 2008
November 5, 2008
Sydney (AUS)
Shanghai (CHN)
Munich (GER)
Zagreb (CRO)
Munich (GER)
Kuala Lumpur (MAS)
Bangkok (THA)
Athens (GRE)
Tallinn (EST)
Changwon (KOR)
Munich (GER)
Granada (ESP)
Milan (ITA)
Beijing (CHN)
Bangkok (THA)

Personal life

Emmons is married to American Olympic rifle shooter Matthew Emmons.[2]. 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.


External links

Kateřina Emmons on the IOC website



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