Ben Burge

Ben Burge took up shooting at the age of 14 at his local club in Albury, NSW. He competed at his first Nationals in the junior teams in 1996 and made his first senior team in 2000. Burge narrowly missed selection for the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Teams, but his ambitions were realised when he was selected to compete at the 2008 Games in Beijing. Burge also contested the 2002 and 2006 Commonwealth Games, winning bronze and silver in 2006.

Olympic Results

Beijing 2008 - Summer Olympic Games

10m Air Rifle - Men
Qualification 98, 93, 97, 95, 98, 95 576 49th
Final Placing 49 / 51
50m Rifle 3 Position - Men
Qualification Prone: 392, Standing: 373, Kneeling: 387 1152 40th
Final Placing 40 / 50
50m Rifle Prone - Men
Qualification 99, 100, 96, 98, 96, 99 588 40th
Final Placing 40 / 56