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Bruno Rossetti

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBruno Mario•Rossetti
Used nameBruno•Rossetti
Born9 October 1960 in Troyes, Aube (FRA)
Died9 February 2018 in Montecatini Terme, Pistoia (ITA)
Measurements179 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsTAV Montecatini
NOC Italy

Biography

Bruno Rossetti was a shotgun shooter who won a bronze medal in skeet at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He also competed at Atlanta in 1996, with less success. He was five times a World Champion and won four European titles. In all, Rossetti won 12 medals at the Worlds, winning titles in individual skeet in 1991 and 1994 and team skeet in 1989, 1993, and 1994. Born in France, Rossetti represented that nation in international competition through the mid-1980s, when he switched his allegiance to Italy. Rossetti’s son, Gabriele went his father one better when he won the skeet gold medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Bruno Rossetti later lived in Montecatini, where he worked as a sport manager and shooting technician.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Shooting ITA Bruno Rossetti
Skeet, Open (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1996 Summer Olympics Shooting ITA Bruno Rossetti
Skeet, Men (Olympic) =20

Olympic family relations

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