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Matthew Thomson

Place of Residence: Edinburgh Occupation: Athlete
Date of Birth: January 1986 Place of Birth: Edinburgh

Shooting Profile

Events: Prone Club(s): Watsonians, Edinburgh University
Number of Scottish Caps: Junior: 4
Senior: 5
First Scottish Cap: NSRA National Meeting, 2001
Personal Bests:

Prone - 598

Records Held: Scottish Final Prone - 701.8
Major Games Attended:

ISSF World Cups Munich 2006, Fort Benning & Munich 2007, Beijing, Munich & Milan 2008

Nordic Championships 2004

European Junior Championships 2004

European Championships 2005 & 2007

World Championships 2006

Major Medals & Championships Won:

Scottish Men's Prone Champion 2004 & 2005

World Junior Men's Prone Champion, 2006

Scottish Men's Prone Champion 2004

Other Info: Matthew comes from a family of distinguished Scottish shooters - Father Ian and Uncle Robin have both represented Scotland at Home Countries level, while Aunt Janis won a Bronze Medal at the 1998 Commonwealth Games.

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Scottish Smallbore Rifle Association