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ANDERSSON Sam
Sweden
SWE
SamAndersson
Date of Birth06/05/1988 - HOFTERUP (SWE)
Age27
Height184 cm/6'0"
Weight85kg/187lbs
GenderM
DateEventsResults
50m Rifle Prone Qualifications 605.6 (35)

Profile

Nickname-
School, universityTolvakerskolan, Hjalmar Strommerskolan, Halmstad University, Uppsala University
Started competing2005
Language(s) spokenSwedish (native), English
Club nameFurulunds Skytteforening
CoachJonas Edman (personal)
Hobbies

Jogging, fishing, watching movies

Major sporting achievements

2014 WCh (Granada) – 48th | World Cup (Beijing) - 3rd
2011 Universiade (Shenzen) - 3rd
2010 WCh (Munich) – 24th
2008 ECh (Plzen) – 5th

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

My bronze medal from the 2014 World Cup in Beijing

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

Sam started shooting 50m rifle when he was 10 years old. When he was 17, he competed at his first international competition in Pilzen (CZE). Since then he has been at both European and World Championships in the junior and senior class and several World Cups. Sam competed at the Universiade in Shenzhen in 2011 and won a bronze medal with the team. His biggest success so far has been a bronze medal at the 2014 World Cup in Beijing.

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