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Paul Adams

Paul Adams (shooting) is a sharp shooter from Toowoomba, who has represented Australia at two Commonwealth Games and an Olympic Games. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather who was a skeet shooter, Adams competed at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games finishing sixth in the men’s skeet. Competing at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Adams finished 16th, recording another top ten finish at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018. A registered nurse away from the range, Adams has bravely served on the frontlines during the COVID-19 global pandemic of 2020.

Sport / Discipline

Shooting

Birth Place

Toowoomba

Birth state

QLD

Date of Birth

04/06/1992

Age

28

Glasgow, 2014

Gold Coast, 2018

Results History

GAMES SPORT / DISCIPLINE EVENT / PHASE OPPONENT PERFORMANCE RESULT MEDAL

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Additional Information

Languages Spoken:

No

Are you a citizen of a country other than Australia? If yes, please provide details?

No

Education Details:

Bachelor of nursing, studying bachelor of business at griffith uni

Club details:

Brisbane Gun club

Why did you begin your sport?

Family hobby

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

Music

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

2 world cup bronze medals 2017

Who is your hero / idol, and why? Have you ever met them?

Mother - supported, sacrifices made to allow me to shoot when younger

Who has been the most influential person or people in your career and why?

mother, grandfather

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

4 wheel driving

What is your sporting ambition?

To be the best in the world