Istvan PENI

Hungary (HUN) nation flag

Gender
Male
Birthday
14.02.1997
Age
22 years 7 months 9 days
Residence
Budapest, HUN
Height
176 cm
Weight
62 kg
Profession
Student

Club
UTE
Start of competing
2009
Practising shooter since
2009
Personal Coach
Edit Kissne Oroszi and Toth Jozsef
National Coach
Csaba Gyorik
Handedness
right
Master Eye
right
Place of birth
Budapest, HUN
Hometown
Budapest, HUN
Marital status
single
Events
AR60, FR3X40, FR60PR, 300FR3X40, 300FR60PR, 300STR3X20, ARMIX
Hobbies
hunting, fishing, skeet shooting
Languages
English

Current World Rank
4

Latest news about this athlete

Peni: “winning an Olympic quota changes everything”

The Hungarian champion pocketed his sixth world cup medal in a row, in New Delhi, today, securing a pass for Tokyo.

24.02.2019

Flash News: Istvan Peni (HUN) wins the men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Final in New Delhi

Quota places went to Peni and Marco De Nicolo of Italy, today's Bronze medalist

24.02.2019

Istvan Peni’s miraculous comeback is worth the third World Cup gold of his career

Despite suffering a malfunction that almost made him quit the match, the Hungarian talent erased a 7.4-point deficit, climbing from the 8th position to the top of podium, ahead of Denmark’s Steffen Olsen and People’s Republic of China’s Yang Haoran.

10.05.2018

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A last-shot thriller gives Istvan Peni his first World Cup gold in Air Rifle

The Hungarian 21-year-old, current leader of the World Ranking in this event, chased Austria’s Alexander Schmirl for most of the match, then overtaking him with a great 10.6 on his 24th and final shot.

04.03.2018

Hungarian talent Istvan Peni claims his first ISSF World Cup Final trophy in New Delhi

The 20-year-old Rifle shooter won a thrilling 10m Air Rifle Men final, besting Belarus’ experienced shooter Vitali Bubnovich at the last shot, while his teammate Peter Sidi took Bronze.

25.10.2017

Hungary’s got talent: Istvan Peni’s Gold is his second medal in five days

Peni qualified for his first final in the men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions event, securing the Gold and besting six-time Gold medalist Hui Zicheng of the People’s Republic of China, who placed 2nd. Poland’s Tomasz Bartnik completed the podium by placing 3rd.

13.06.2017

There's future in Istvan

Istvan Peni's parents, two shooters, didn't want him to shoot because they saw "no future" in his passion. Now they do.

28.05.2015

World number one Yang claims gold at home with 5-point lead

Chinese prodigy outplays Armenia's Babayan and Hungary's Peni at Nanjing 2014 to win Air Rifle in home country

20.08.2014

Achievements

Medals

Gold
8
Silver
5
Bronze
12

50m Rifle 3 Positions Men (FR3X40)

Olympic Games

Participations: 1

Place 121
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 1172
2016

World Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1Participations: 3

Place 61
Suhl
Score: 1179, Final: 412.4
Junior2017
Place 91
Changwon
Score: 1177
2018
Place 311
Granada
Score: 1145
Junior2014

World Cup Final

Medals: 1

Bronze1
New Delhi
Score: 1185, Final: 449.1
2017

World Cup

Medals: 5Rank 8 and better: 6Participations: 17

Gold3
New Delhi
Score: 1178, Final: 459.1
2019
Fort Benning
Score: 1178, Final: 451.4
2018
Gabala
Score: 1182, Final: 458.4
2017
Bronze2
Changwon
Score: 1180, Final: 448.2
2018
Guadalajara
Score: 1178, Final: 442.3
2018
Place 41
Beijing
Score: 1181, Final: 436.6
2019
Place 101
Gabala
Score: 1173
2015
Place 112
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 1174
2019
Munich
Score: 1175
2017
Place 121
Munich
Score: 1177
2016
Place 131
Bangkok
Score: 1156
2016
Place 311
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 1162
2016
Place 321
Munich
Score: 1173
2019
Place 361
Munich
Score: 1165
2014
Place 371
Changwon
Score: 1161
2015
Place 441
Fort Benning
Score: 1160
2015
Place 471
Munich
Score: 1162
2015

ISSF Junior World Cup

Medals: 1

Gold1
Suhl
Score: 1168, Final: 458.6
Junior2016

European Championships

Medals: 1Rank 8 and better: 3Participations: 5

Silver1
Tallinn
Score: 1166, Final: 453.4
Junior2016
Place 41
Baku
Score: 1157, Final: 436.3
2017
Place 61
Maribor
Score: 1154, Final: 406.8
Junior2015
Place 251
Bologna
Score: 1133
Junior2012
Place 341
Osijek
Score: 1139
Junior2013

European Games

Participations: 1

Place 191
Baku
Score: 1143
2015

10m Air Rifle Men (AR60)

Olympic Games

Participations: 1

Place 131
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 624.0
2016

Youth Olympic Games

Medals: 1

Bronze1
Nanjing
Score: 624.2, Final: 183.5
Youth2014

World Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1Participations: 3

Place 61
Suhl
Score: 626.0, Final: 163.1
Junior2017
Place 121
Changwon
Score: 626.8
2018
Place 171
Granada
Score: 620.4
Junior2014

World Cup Final

Medals: 1Participations: 2

Gold1
New Delhi
Score: 628.0, Final: 249.8
2017
Place 91
Bologna
Score: 622.2
2016

World Cup

Medals: 5Participations: 22

Gold1
Guadalajara
Score: 625.5, Final: 249.5
2018
Bronze4
Fort Benning
Score: 629.8, Final: 226.5
2018
Changwon
Score: 627.9, Final: 228.5
2018
Gabala
Score: 629.0, Final: 229.4
2017
Bangkok
Score: 630.8, Final: 186.9
2016
Place 93
Beijing
Score: 627.5
2019
Changwon
Score: 625.7
2015
Gabala
Score: 626.6
2015
Place 101
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 627.7
2019
Place 113
New Delhi
Score: 627.6
2019
Munich
Score: 626.9
2016
Munich
Score: 625.4
2014
Place 121
Munich
Score: 626.9
2017
Place 132
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 625.4
2016
Maribor
Score: 624.5
2014
Place 182
Fort Benning
Score: 624.4
2015
Munich
Score: 625.7
2015
Place 221
Munich
Score: 628.2
2019
Place 291
London
Score: 593
2012
Place 341
Munich
Score: 621.9
2013
Place 361
Milan
Score: 593
2012
Place 371
Granada
Score: 616.3
2013

ISSF Junior World Cup

Medals: 1

Bronze1
Suhl
Score: 628.7, Final: 183.6
Junior2016

European Championships

Medals: 3Rank 8 and better: 4Participations: 9

Silver2
Gyor
Score: 628.4, Final: 205.1
Junior2016
Arnhem
Score: 620.7, Final: 205.4
Junior2015
Bronze1
Maribor
Score: 627.2, Final: 227.0
Junior2017
Place 41
Vierumaeki
Score: 594, Final: 102.1
Junior2012
Place 101
Osijek
Score: 626.8
2019
Place 121
Gyor
Score: 625.4
2018
Place 131
Moscow
Score: 617.7
Junior2014
Place 141
Odense
Score: 617.5
Junior2013
Place 271
Brescia
Score: 585
Junior2011

European Games

Participations: 1

Place 91
Baku
Score: 625.8
2015

300m Rifle 3 Positions Men (300FR3X40)

World Championships

Medals: 1

Silver1
Changwon
Score: 1169
2018

European Championships

Medals: 1

Baku
Score: 1163
2017

50m Rifle Prone Men (FR60PR)

World Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1Participations: 2

Place 71
Changwon
Score: 625.6
2018
Place 101
Suhl
Score: 619.4
Junior2017

World Cup

Medals: 1Participations: 5

Bronze1
Bangkok
Score: 619.2, Final: 187.3
2016
Place 91
Gabala
Score: 625.3
2017
Place 191
Munich
Score: 623.8
2017
Place 291
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 620.7
2016
Place 421
Fort Benning
Score: 621.3
2015

ISSF Junior World Cup

Medals: 1

Gold1
Suhl
Score: 617.2, Final: 202.7
Junior2016

European Championships

Medals: 2Participations: 5

Tallinn
Score: 624.1, Final: 209.0
Junior2016
Bronze1
Maribor
Score: 619.9, Final: 185.8
Junior2015
Place 161
Bologna
Score: 585
Junior2012
Place 181
Baku
Score: 612.6
2017
Place 511
Osijek
Score: 608.1
Junior2013

300m Standard Rifle Men (300STR3X20)

World Championships

Participations: 1

Place 121
Changwon
Score: 572
2018

European Championships

Participations: 1

Place 91
Baku
Score: 573
2017

300m Rifle Prone Men (300FR60PR)

World Championships

Participations: 1

Place 221
Changwon
Score: 582
2018

European Championships

Participations: 1

Place 101
Baku
Score: 591
2017

10m Air Rifle Mixed Team (ARMIX)

World Championships

Participations: 1

Place 391
Changwon
Score: 828.8
2018

World Cup

Participations: 3

Place 91
Fort Benning
Score: 831.8
2018
Place 161
New Delhi
Score: 833.7
2019
Place 501
Changwon
Score: 825.1
2018