Thomas A. "Tom" Tamas (born June 11, 1965) is an American sport shooter.
He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii.He competed for the United States in the 2000 Summer Olympics, in the Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50, coming in tied for 13th. He shares the world record in the 50 meter rifle prone competition.
Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi. It is an unincorporated part of and the county seat of the City and County of Honolulu along the southeast coast of the island of Oʻahu. The city is the main gateway to Hawaiʻi and a major portal into the United States. The city is also a major hub for international business, military defense, as well as famously being host to a diverse variety of east-west and Pacific culture, cuisine, and traditions.
The 2000 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event which was held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was the second time that the Summer Olympics were held in Australia, and also the Southern Hemisphere, the first being in Melbourne, Victoria, in 1956.
|Current world records held in 50 m Rifle Prone|
|Men||Qualification||600|| 13 July 1989|
29 August 1991
27 April 1994
25 July 1996
23 May 1997
28 July 1998
4 September 1998
8 June 2000
11 June 2003
18 July 2003
3 March 2004
27 October 2004
11 May 2005
11 May 2005
26 August 2005
29 March 2006
9 May 2007
18 May 2008
3 August 2012
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Buenos Aires (ARG)
Fort Benning (USA)
Fort Benning (USA)
Sergei Martynov is a Belarusian 50 m rifle shooter. He is the 2012 Olympic champion in the 50 m rifle prone event.
Hungary competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 182 competitors, 150 men and 32 women, took part in 111 events in 17 sports.
Sanjeev Rajput is an Arjuna Awardee Indian shooter from Yamuna Nagar, Haryana.
Artur Surenovych Ayvazyan is an Olympic shooter for Ukraine and Russia who won a gold medal in the 50 metre rifle prone event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Hrachya Petikyan is an Armenian sports shooter and USSR, European, four-time World and Olympic Champion. Petikyan is a four-time Olympian who has represented three different nations: the Soviet Union, the Unified Team and the Republic of Armenia. He has been awarded the Honored Master of Sport of the USSR title.
Kurt Ivar Björn Johansson was a Swedish shooter who competed at the 1948, 1960 and 1968 Olympics. In 1948 in London he placed fourth in the free rifle, three positions, 300 m event. In 1960 he finished 19th in the same event and 15th in the 50 m rifle prone competition. In 1968 he placed 17th, 20th and 26th in the mixed free rifle, three positions, 300 m, mixed small-bore rifle, three positions, 50 m, and mixed small-bore rifle, prone, 50 m, respectively.
The men's 50 metre rifle prone shooting event at the 2011 Pan American Games was held on October 19 at the Jalisco Hunting Club in Guadalajara. The defending Pan American Games champion is Thomas Tamas of the United States.
Ashley Phillip Adams was an Australian Paralympic shooting medallist and cattle grazier.
Guy Starik is an Israeli sport shooter who has competed in four Olympics. He has won gold medals in shooting at both the European Championships and at four World Cups, and shares the world record in the 50 meter rifle prone competition.
Gil Simkovitch is an Israeli Olympic sport shooter.
Eric Allan Uptagrafft is an American sport shooter.
Valérian Sauveplane is a French sport shooter.
Christian Lusch is a German sport shooter.
Wolfram Waibel Jr. is an Austrian sport shooter.
Petr Litvinchuk is a sport shooter from Belarus. He was born in Brest, Belarus, and lives in Minsk, Belarus.
Jonathan Hammond is a British sport shooter, who has competed for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games and Great Britain at the Olympics. He is currently the head coach of the rifle team at the West Virginia University.
Péter Sidi is a Hungarian sport shooter. He has been world champion in the 50 m rifle 3 positions, as well as winning silver medals in the 300 m rifle prone and the men's 10 metre air rifle. He has also won bronze medals in the 50 metre rifle 3 positions and the 50 m rifle prone team event.
Niccolò Campriani is an Italian sport shooter and shooting coach. He competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing in the men's 10 metre air rifle, men's small-bore rifle, three positions, 50 metres and men's small-bore rifle, prone, 50 metres, and at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's 10 metre air rifle, winning silver, and in the men's 50 metre rifle three positions, where he won gold with a total of 1278.5 points.
Tomáš Jeřábek is a Czech sport shooter. Jerabek had won two medals, and eventually set a world record of 3,511 points for the Czech rifle shooting team at the 2002 ISSF World Championships in Lahti, Finland. He is a two-time Olympian, and also, a member of the shooting team for ŠKP Rapid Plzeň, under his coach Petr Kurka.
Reinier Estpinan Gómez is a Cuban sport shooter. He earned a silver medal in the men's rifle prone at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and also represented his nation Cuba at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
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