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David Johnson

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDavid Alan•Johnson
Used nameDavid•Johnson
Born29 May 1964 in Mount Holly, New Jersey (USA)
Measurements170 cm / 68 kg
NOC United States


David Johnson was a rifle shooter who competed in both air rifle and small-bore 3 positions at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Internationally Johnson won six medals at the Pan American Games in 1983, 1991, and 1995, with golds in the 1983 team air rifle and team small-bore prone, and an individual gold in the 1991 air rifle. Johnson attended West Virginia University, graduating in 1986 with a degree in finance. He then joined the US Army Reserves and became a member of the US Army Marksmanship Unit.

Johnson became a rifle coach in the 1990s and became much better known for his work as a coach. He has served as US National team coach and coached at the Olympics and Pan American Games.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Shooting USA David Johnson
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Men (Olympic) =11
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) =21

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