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Ricardo Rusticucci

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRicardo Antonio•Rusticucci Fernández
Used nameRicardo•Rusticucci
Born16 May 1946 in San Martín (ARG)
Died8 November 2014
Measurements180 cm / 78 kg
NOC Argentina

Biography

Ricardo Rusticucci competed in five Olympic Games – 1972, 1976, 1984, 1992, and 1996. He also competed in six Pan American Games, winning seven medals, including a gold in 1995 in the small-bore rifle, three positions. He added three silver and three bronze Pan Am medals, as follows: 1983 team high power rifle, prone (2); 1987 team small-bore rifle, prone (2), 1995 team small-bore rifle, 3 positions (2); 1979 team air rifle (3); 1983 high-power rifle, 3 positions (3); and 1983 team air rifle (3). He was a four-time South American champion. In Argentina he was a five-time winner of the Olympic Award. Rusticucci graduated from the Carlos Pellegrini Institute and had his own workshop, which specialized in sharpening tools.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Shooting ARG Ricardo Rusticucci
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Open (Olympic) 38
1976 Summer Olympics Shooting ARG Ricardo Rusticucci
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Open (Olympic) =57
1984 Summer Olympics Shooting ARG Ricardo Rusticucci
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Men (Olympic) =20
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 34
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) =30
1992 Summer Olympics Shooting ARG Ricardo Rusticucci
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Men (Olympic) 44
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 42
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) =31
1996 Summer Olympics Shooting ARG Ricardo Rusticucci
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Men (Olympic) =26
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 45

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