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Ian Shaw

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Ian Shaw
Shooting, Fullbore Rifle Queens Prize - Open, Fullbore Rifle Queens Prize (Pair) - Open

Triple Commonwealth Games medallist with bronze in the Queen’s Prize Pairs at Gold Coast 2018, an incredible sixth Games appearance for Team Scotland. It followed success at Delhi 2010 where he won silver and bronze at Glasgow 2014.

Ian started shooting whilst studying at Epsom College in the mid 1980s and, after competing at Bisley in the Fullbore Rifle discipline, he was hooked by the challenge of hitting a 10 inch centre at 1000 yards with the wind capable of blowing the bullet feet from the target let alone the centre.

He has gone on to win the Scottish, English and British Open Championships as well as being one of only 4 Brits & the only Scot to win the Ballinger Belt (New
Zealand Open Championship) in over 140 years of competition. He also competes regularly for Great Britain and the county of Surrey.

  • Date of Birth 25/04/1968
  • Birth Place Chatham
  • Hometown Epsom, Surrey
  • Lives Westbury, Wiltshire
  • Coach Lindsay Peden
  • Club Bisley
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    NCIS

  • I eat...

    Scottish fillet steak

Career Highlights

3 rd
Gold Coast 2018
Fullbore Rifle Queens Prize (Pair) - Open
3 rd
2017 Commonwealth Championships
Fullbore Pairs
9 th
Glasgow 2014
Fullbore Rifle Queens Prize - Open
3 rd
Glasgow 2014
Fullbore Rifle Queens Prize (Pair) - Open
1 st
2014 Grand Aggregate, Canadian/American Match
Fullbore Rifle
4 th
2013 Canadian National Championships
Fullbore Rifle
1 st
2013 English National Championships
Fullbore Rifle
3 rd
2012 British National Championships
Fullbore Rifle
4 th
2011 Canadian National Championships
Fullbore Rifle
2 nd
Delhi 2010
Fullbore Rifle Queens Prize (Pair) - Open
15 th
Delhi 2010
Fullbore Rifle Queens Prize - Open
16 th
Melbourne 2006
Fullbore Rifle Queens Prize - Open
4 th
Melbourne 2006
Fullbore Rifle Queens Prize (Pair) - Open