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Boris Kokorev

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBoris Borisovich•Kokorev
Used nameBoris•Kokorev
Original nameБорис Борисович•Кокорев
Born20 April 1959 in Tbilisi (GEO)
Died22 October 2018
Measurements181 cm / 85 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Tbilisi, Tbilisi (GEO) / Dynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
NOC(s) Russian Federation Soviet Union Unified Team
Ethnic nationRUS

Biography

Boris Kokorev, born in Tbilisi in Georgia, was a five-time Olympian sports shooter, paticipating in 1988 for the Soviet Union, and in 1992 for the Unified Team. After the breakdown of the Soviet Union he turned to Russia claiming the gold medal in the free pistol 50 metres event at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games. He then came back twice in 2000 and 2004 but with lower success. He was even more lucky at World Championships earning 13 medals (6-4-3) from 1985-2007. By profession, he was a policeman.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1988 Summer Olympics Shooting Air Pistol, 10 metres, Men Olympic 8 URS Boris Kokorev
1992 Summer Olympics Shooting Air Pistol, 10 metres, Men Olympic =22 EUN Boris Kokorev
1996 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men Olympic 1 Gold RUS Boris Kokorev
2000 Summer Olympics Shooting Air Pistol, 10 metres, Men Olympic 26 RUS Boris Kokorev
  Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men Olympic =12
2004 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men Olympic 5 RUS Boris Kokorev

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1996 Summer Olympics 23 July 1996 Shooting Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men (709.0 maximum) Final Standings 666.4 1
1996 Summer Olympics 23 July 1996 Shooting Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men (600 maximum) Preliminary Round 570 1

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