Blake Blackburn

 Pistol shooter Blake Blackburn began shooting with his grandparents when he was 12. A decade on and he secured his first senior national title when he won the 10m air pistol event to see him qualify for the 2014 Commonwealth Games where he finished 14th. 

Blackburn won the 2015 Oceania Championship while winning his second national title and would go on to get selected to make his Olympic debut in Rio. Blackburn shot a qualification score of 570 to finish the 10m air pistol event in 36th.

Olympic Results

2016 Rio

10m Air Pistol - Men
Qualification 91, 97, 95, 96, 96, 95 570-10x 36
Final Placing 36 / 46