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Nasser Al-Attiya

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameNasser Salih Nasser Abdullah•Al-Attiya
Used nameNasser•Al-Attiya
Nick/petnamesSaleh, The Joker, Desert Dominator
Original nameناصر صالح ناصر عبد الله•العطية
Born21 December 1970 in Ad-Dawhah (Doha) (QAT)
Measurements178 cm / 82 kg
NOC(s) Qatar

Biography

Nasser Al-Attiya has competed at world level in two different sports concurrently for over a decade. The Qatari competed in his first ISAF World Shooting Championship in 1994 and, although he has never won a medal at the championships, he has medalled at World Cup level. At-Attiya, who was Asian champion in both 2001 and 2006, was a member of the Qatari team that took team skeet gold at the 2002 Asian Games.

Interspersed with his shooting career, he has been Qatari national rally driving champion five times, Middle Eastern champion in 2003 and 2005-2008 and won the production class of the FIA World Rally Championship in 2006. He has also competed in the Dakar Rally and in 2008 helped his BMW team clinch the FIA Cross-County World Cup.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1996 Summer Olympics Shooting Skeet, Men Olympic =15 QAT Nasser Al-Attiya
2000 Summer Olympics Shooting Skeet, Men Olympic 6 QAT Nasser Al-Attiya
2004 Summer Olympics Shooting Skeet, Men Olympic 4 QAT Nasser Al-Attiya
2008 Summer Olympics Shooting Skeet, Men Olympic 15 QAT Nasser Al-Attiya
2012 Summer Olympics Shooting Skeet, Men Olympic 3 Bronze QAT Nasser Al-Attiya
2016 Summer Olympics Shooting Skeet, Men Olympic 31 QAT Nasser Al-Attiya

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
2004 Summer Olympics 22 August 2004 Shooting Skeet, Men (25 maximum) Final Round 25 WR 4

Other participations

Games Role Details
2008 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony

Special Notes