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Connie Petracek

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameConstance Elizabeth "Connie"•Petracek (Ryder-)
Used nameConnie•Petracek
Born25 December 1947 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (USA)
Measurements165 cm / 56 kg
NOC(s) United States


Connie Petracek was a pistol shooter who competed at the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games. She starred at the Pan American Games, winning seven medals and five golds at the 1991 and 1995 editions. She was named USA Shooting Female Pistol Shooter of the Year in 1991, 1992, and 1995, and was the USOC Female Shooting Athlete of the Year in 1996. Petracek and her husband had three daughters, two of whom also competed in shooting on the US national team. Connie Petracek is a member of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1992 Summer Olympics Shooting Air Pistol, 10 metres, Women Olympic =24 USA Connie Petracek
  Sporting Pistol, 25 metres, Women Olympic =29
1996 Summer Olympics Shooting Sporting Pistol, 25 metres, Women Olympic =9 USA Connie Petracek

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