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Date of Birth: April 5, 1981
Hometown: Browns Mills, N.J.
Current Residence: Fairbanks, Alaska
Events: Men's air rifle, prone rifle, three-position rifle
Previous Olympics: None
World Championships: 2002 - 1st in prone rifle; 9th in air rifle; 2nd in team three-position rifle; 3rd in team air rifle.
National Championships: 2002 - 2nd in air rifle, 1st in prone rifle, 1st in three-position. 2001 - 1st in air rifle, 3rd in prone rifle, 1st in three-position. 2000 - 7th in air rifle, 6th in prone rifle, 6th in three position. 1999 - 14th in air rifle, 4th in prone rifle, 11th in three-position. 1st in all three events in junior division. 1998 - 1st in all three events in junior division.
2004 Qualifying: Shot a 1985.0 to finish second in air rifle. Shot 1999.2 to win prone rifle qualifying competition. Dominated three-position event, finishing at 3717.1, more than 30 points ahead of second-place Mike Anti.
World rank: 5th in air rifle, 4th in three-position rifle, 17th in prone rifle, as of July 1.
Other Career highlights: 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000 - NCAA team air rifle champion at Alaska-Fairbacks. 2003, 2002, 2001 - NCAA individual champion in smallbore rifle; 2001 - NCAA champion in air rifle. 2001 - Won six gold medals at Championship of the Americas. 1999 - Won gold medal in prone at Pan American Games.
|Results: Matthew Emmons|
|4||Men's 50m Rifle 3 Position||1270.3||Beijing 2008|
|8||Men's 50m Rifle 3 Position||1257.4||Athens 2004|
|Gold||Men's 50m Rifle Prone||703.3||Athens 2004|
|Silver||Men's 50m Rifle Prone||701.7||Beijing 2008|