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Olympic Information

  • 2000 Sydney - 14th (skeet)

Recent Performances

  • 28th (skeet) - 2012 Tucson World Cup (Tucson, USA)
  • 2nd (skeet) - 2012 Australia Cup 2 (Adelaide, Australia)
  • 1st (skeet) - 2011 Oceania Championships (Sydney, Australia)
  • 1st (skeet) - 2011 Australia Cup Final (Sydney, Australia)
  • 50th (skeet) - 2011 World Cup 4 (Maribor, Slovenia)
  • 45th (skeet) - 2011 World Cup 2 (Sydney, Australia)
  • 84th (skeet) - 2010 World Championships (Munich, Germany)

Career Highlights

  • Representing Australia at my first Olympic Games in my home state at the 2000 Sydney Olympics
  • Winning a silver and bronze medal at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games
  • Making my second Olympic Team to compete in London

Interesting Facts

  • After claiming a 4th and 5th at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Clive Barton competed for Australia at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He finished 14th in his Olympic debut in the skeet event.
  • Barton went on to compete at the 2006 Commonwealth Games where he won a silver medal in the individual skeet and a bronze in the skeet pairs event with his brother George. Clive went on to place 6th in both events in Delhi in 2010.
  • He claimed a performance qualifying score at the 2011 Australia Cup when he shot 121 of 125 targets to qualify for the final where went on to shoot 24 of 25 and win the event.
  • Barton helped Australia claim one of the two quota places for Australia in the men's skeet at the 2011 Oceania Championships before heading to the ISSF World Cup event in London to finalise his position on the team.
  • Barton's brother George competed at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games for Australia in the men's skeet event. Barton runs a farm in Tamworth, where he has a purpose built shooting range on the property to ensure he can continue to balance the rigours of running a farm and striving to win an Olympic medal.

Sport

Years on national team

15

Coach

Self coached

Primary Training Base

Tamworth, Australia

Club

Tamworth Clay Target Club (NSW, Australia)

Education

Primary

Timbumburi Public School (NSW, Australia)

Secondary

Tamworth High School (NSW, Australia)


Shooting Team

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