Joao COSTA

Portugal (POR) nation flag

Gender
Male
Birthday
28.10.1964
Age
54 years 8 months 20 days
Residence
Figueira da Foz, POR
Height
182 cm
Weight
98 kg
Profession
Sergeant Air Force

Club
Sporting Clube de Portugal
Start of competing
1992
Practising shooter since
1989
Personal Coach
self
National Coach
Domingos Rodrigues
Handedness
right
Master Eye
right
Place of birth
Luanda, ANG
Hometown
Figueira da Foz, POR
Marital status
married
Events
AP60, CFP, STP, FP, APMIX
Higher education
High School
Languages
English

Current World Rank
62

Latest news about this athlete

Engleder wins 50m Rifle 3 Positions final with 6.5 points of lead at ISSF World Cup in Munich

The German shooter won Gold on her home turf, collecting Germany's second Gold medal at the ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Munich

31.05.2015

It's Costa again. The Portuguese shooter claims his second Pistol Gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in Munich

The Portuguese athlete won a thrilling match beating the 2010 Wolrd Champion Matsuda of Japan at the last three shots, collecting his second consecutive Gold medal in Munich, or his third world cup medal back to back considering he had finished on the podium at the previous world cup stage in Fort Benning.

31.05.2015

Portugal's Costa claims 50m Pistol Gold in Munich, his “favorite range”

The Portuguese athlete won today’s 50m Pistol Men final. It’s the third time he gains an ISSF World Cup Gold medal at the Munich shooting range.

29.05.2015

Achievements

Medals

Gold
7
Silver
10
Bronze
13

10m Air Pistol Men (AP60)

Olympic Games

Rank 8 and better: 2Participations: 5

Place 72
London2012
Sydney2000
Place 111
Rio de Janeiro2016
Place 172
Beijing2008
Athens2004

World Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1Participations: 6

Place 61
Munich2010
Place 151
Zagreb2006
Place 192
Granada2014
Lahti2002
Place 221
Barcelona1998
Place 351
Changwon2018

World Cup Final

Medals: 1Rank 8 and better: 3Participations: 4

Silver1
Munich2015
Place 51
Munich2002
Place 71
Wroclaw2011
Place 101
Munich2013

World Cup

Medals: 7Rank 8 and better: 10Participations: 54

Gold1
Munich2015
Silver2
Fort Benning2011
Munich2006
Bronze4
Fort Benning2015
Munich2013
Milano2002
Seoul2001
Place 51
Milan2006
Place 71
Baku2016
Place 81
Resende2006
Place 92
Munich2011
Fort Benning, Columbus, GA2003
Place 101
Rio de Janeiro2008
Place 113
Munich2009
Guangzhou2006
Atlanta2000
Place 122
Fort Benning2018
Milano2000
Place 134
Milan2012
Changwon2011
Fort Benning2010
Havana1997
Place 142
Munich2017
Belgrade2010
Place 162
Zagreb2003
Sydney2000
Place 172
Munich2016
Changwon2005
Place 181
Rio de Janeiro2016
Place 194
Changwon2015
Bangkok2007
Milan2005
Buenos Aires1998
Place 213
Beijing2008
Milan2004
Milano1999
Place 221
MILAN1996
Place 232
Athens2004
Atlanta1999
Place 241
Munich2018
Place 251
Munich2007
Place 271
Granada2013
Place 281
Munich2000
Place 301
Beijing2019
Place 331
Seoul1999
Place 341
Milan2009
Place 381
Munich 2005
Place 401
Munich2012
Place 432
Maribor2014
Munich2014
Place 471
Munich2008
Place 481
Munich2019
Place 511
Milan2008
Place 651
Munich1999

European Championships

Medals: 2Rank 8 and better: 6Participations: 23

Bronze2
Gyor2018
Moscow2014
Place 51
THESSALONIKI2002
Place 62
Moscow2006
Gothenburg2003
Place 81
Maribor2017
Place 92
Vierumaeki2012
Tallinn1998
Place 101
Arnhem2015
Place 131
Gyor2004
Place 141
Meraker2010
Place 151
Munich2000
Place 162
Prague2009
Pontevedra2001
Place 181
Arnhem1999
Place 212
Odense2013
Brescia2011
Place 371
BUDAPEST1996
Place 391
Tallinn2005
Place 421
Warsaw1997
Place 441
Osijek2019
Place 561
Winterthur2008
Place 591
Gyor2016

European Games

Medals: 1

Silver1
Baku2015

50m Pistol Men (FP)

Olympic Games

Participations: 5

Place 91
London2012
Place 111
Rio de Janeiro2016
Place 121
Athens2004
Place 271
Sydney2000
Place 321
Beijing2008

World Championships

Participations: 6

Place 111
Lahti2002
Place 141
Granada2014
Place 161
Munich2010
Place 171
Zagreb2006
Place 271
Changwon2018
Place 341
Barcelona1998

World Cup Final

Medals: 1Rank 8 and better: 5

Silver1
Wuxi2009
Place 42
Munich2013
Bangkok2008
Place 52
Munich2015
Bangkok2007

World Cup

Medals: 7Rank 8 and better: 19Participations: 50

Gold3
Munich2015
Munich2007
Munich2006
Silver3
Munich2017
Granada2013
Guangzhou2006
Bronze1
Milan2008
Place 44
Munich2013
Munich2009
Munich2008
Resende2006
Place 52
Rio de Janeiro2008
Zagreb2003
Place 62
Changwon2011
Bangkok2007
Place 73
Fort Benning2010
Beijing2008
Seoul1999
Place 81
Milan2009
Place 94
Fort Benning2015
Milan2004
Seoul2001
Buenos Aires1998
Place 101
Fort Benning, Columbus, GA2003
Place 112
Changwon2005
Sydney2000
Place 122
Fort Benning2011
Belgrade2010
Place 134
Munich2016
Baku2016
Athens2004
Atlanta2000
Place 141
Havana1997
Place 172
Milano1999
Munich1999
Place 181
Munich2011
Place 191
Atlanta1999
Place 221
Milan2012
Place 242
Maribor2014
Munich 2005
Place 251
Munich2000
Place 261
MILAN1996
Place 292
Changwon2015
Munich2012
Place 312
Rio de Janeiro2016
Milano2000
Place 321
Milan2005
Place 351
Milano2002
Place 401
Milan2006
Place 411
Munich2014

European Championships

Medals: 5Rank 8 and better: 8Participations: 11

Gold2
Maribor2015
Osijek2009
Silver1
Osijek2013
Bronze2
Belgrade2011
Plzen2003
Place 73
Granada2007
Zagreb2001
Bordeaux1999
Place 141
Belgrade2005
Place 181
Kouvola1997
Place 191
Baku2017

European Games

Participations: 1

Place 141
Baku2015

25m Standard Pistol Men (STP)

World Championships

Medals: 1Rank 8 and better: 2Participations: 4

Silver1
Granada2014
Place 51
Munich2010
Place 101
Barcelona1998
Place 661
Zagreb2006

European Championships

Medals: 2Rank 8 and better: 6Participations: 9

Bronze2
Osijek2013
Plzen2003
Place 41
Granada2007
Place 72
Osijek2009
Kouvola1997
Place 81
Belgrade2005
Place 111
Belgrade2011
Place 121
Maribor2015
Place 151
Bordeaux1999

25m Center Fire Pistol Men (CFP)

World Championships

Participations: 3

Place 91
Barcelona1998
Place 351
Granada2014
Place 431
Munich2010

European Championships

Medals: 3Rank 8 and better: 5Participations: 10

Gold1
Belgrade2011
Bronze2
Osijek2009
Plzen2003
Place 51
Bordeaux1999
Place 81
Zagreb2001
Place 111
Osijek2013
Place 131
Kouvola1997
Place 141
Belgrade2005
Place 171
Granada2007
Place 241
Maribor2015

10m Air Pistol Mixed Team (APMIX)

World Championships

Participations: 1

Place 471
Changwon2018

World Cup

Participations: 2

Place 141
Fort Benning2018
Place 161
Munich2018