Alister Allan is Scotlandâ€™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.