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Matthias Stich

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMatthias•Stich
Used nameMatthias•Stich
Born11 October 1963 in Oldenburg, Niedersachsen (GER)
Measurements180 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsDSG Wanne-Eickel
NOC Germany West Germany

Biography

Mathias Stich was a German air rifle shooter who participated in the 1988 Seoul and 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He finished 17th in 1988, representing West Germany, and 13th in 1992, representing re-unified Germany. With the German air rifle team, he won a gold medal (1990) and two bronzes (1989 and 1991) at World Championships. In 1988, he added another team bronze at the Europeans. Stich was coached by his father Gerhard.

Stich also won four national titles, in 1979 and 1980 as a youth, and in 1986 and 1989 in the adult class. He was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, Germany’s highest sports award. He trained as a merchant in wholesale and foreign trade and later studied economics.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Shooting FRG Matthias Stich
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Men (Olympic) =17
1992 Summer Olympics Shooting GER Matthias Stich
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Men (Olympic) =13

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