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Alister Allan

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Alister Allan
Shooting

Alister Allan is Scotland’s most decorated Commonwealth Games competitor winning ten medals; three gold, three silver and four bronze between 1974 and 1994. Two Olympic medals plus World and European Championship titles were other highlights in a career spanning 26 years.

In 1978 Alister won the World Championships for the 50 metre Rifle Prone and in 1982 he set a world record, scoring a maximum 600 points in the event.

Alister competed in five Olympic Games, with a top-ten finish each time. He was a bronze medal winner at the 1984 Olympic Games in the small bore rifle event and won a silver medal in the same event in 1988. He was made an MBE in 1989 and inducted into the Scottish Sport Hall of Fame in 2002.

  • Date of Birth 28/01/1944
  • Birth Place Perth
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 1974, 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994

Did You Know?

  • Alister is Scotland's most decorated Commonwealth Games athlete with 10 medals across six Games

Career Highlights

2 nd
Victoria 1994
50m Rifle 3 Position (Pair) - Men
3 rd
Victoria 1994
50m Rifle 3 Position - Men
10 th
Auckland 1990
10m Air Rifle - Men
10 th
Auckland 1990
50m Rifle 3 Position - Men
5 th
Auckland 1990
10m Air Rifle (Pair) - Men
14 th
Auckland 1990
50m Rifle Prone - Men
2 nd
1988 Olympic Games
50m Rifle 3 Position - Men
11 th
Edinburgh 1986
10m Air Rifle - Men
6 th
Edinburgh 1986
50m Rifle Prone (Pair) - Men
2 nd
Edinburgh 1986
50m Rifle 3 Position - Men
2 nd
Edinburgh 1986
50m Rifle Prone - Men
3 rd
1984 Olympic Games
50m Rifle 3 Position - Men
5 th
Brisbane 1982
50m Rifle Prone (Pair) - Men
3 rd
Brisbane 1982
50m Rifle 3 Position (Pair) - Men
1 st
Brisbane 1982
50m Rifle 3 Position - Men
1 st
Brisbane 1982
10m Air Rifle (Pair) - Men
4 th
Brisbane 1982
10m Air Rifle - Men
4 th
Brisbane 1982
50m Rifle Prone - Men
1 st
Edmonton 1978
50m Rifle Prone - Men
1 st
1978 World Championships
50m Rifle Prone - Men
3 rd
Christchurch 1974
50m Rifle Prone - Men