Joao COSTA

Portugal (POR) nation flag

Gender
Male
Birthday
28.10.1964
Age
55 years 18 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
57

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
London
Score: 583, Final: 99.3
2012
Sydney
Score: 581, Final: 98.4
2000
Place 111
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 578
2016
Place 172
Beijing
Score: 579
2008
Athens
Score: 578
2004

World Championships

Rank 8 and better: 1Participations: 6

Place 61
Munich
Score: 582, Final: 99.4
2010
Place 151
Zagreb
Score: 579
2006
Place 192
Granada
Score: 579
2014
Lahti
Score: 578
2002
Place 221
Barcelona
Score: 578
1998
Place 351
Changwon
Score: 574
2018

World Cup Final

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

Silver1
Munich
Score: 573, Final: 196.5
2015
Place 51
Munich
Score: 584, Final: 99.8
2002
Place 71
Wroclaw
Score: 576, Final: 100.6
2011
Place 101
Munich
Score: 572
2013

World Cup

Medals: 7Rank 8 and better: 10Participations: 55

Gold1
Munich
Score: 583, Final: 201.4
2015
Silver2
Fort Benning
Score: 587, Final: 100.8
2011
Munich
Score: 585, Final: 101.3
2006
Bronze4
Fort Benning
Score: 587, Final: 178.4
2015
Munich
Score: 581, Final: 176.9
2013
Milano
Score: 582, Final: 101.3
2002
Seoul
Score: 581, Final: 98.4
2001
Place 51
Milan
Score: 582, Final: 99.5
2006
Place 71
Baku
Score: 580, Final: 95.9
2016
Place 81
Resende
Score: 581, Final: 98.3
2006
Place 92
Munich
Score: 582
2011
Fort Benning, Columbus, GA
Score: 578
2003
Place 101
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 577
2008
Place 113
Munich
Score: 582
2009
Guangzhou
Score: 581
2006
Atlanta
Score: 578
2000
Place 122
Fort Benning
Score: 577
2018
Milano
Score: 580
2000
Place 134
Milan
Score: 581
2012
Changwon
Score: 582
2011
Fort Benning
Score: 578
2010
Havana
Score: 568
1997
Place 142
Munich
Score: 580
2017
Belgrade
Score: 582
2010
Place 162
Zagreb
Score: 579
2003
Sydney
Score: 579
2000
Place 172
Munich
Score: 581
2016
Changwon
Score: 580
2005
Place 181
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 577
2016
Place 194
Changwon
Score: 579
2015
Bangkok
Score: 581
2007
Milan
Score: 577
2005
Buenos Aires
Score: 575
1998
Place 213
Beijing
Score: 580
2008
Milan
Score: 577
2004
Milano
Score: 578
1999
Place 221
MILAN
Score: 576
1996
Place 232
Athens
Score: 577
2004
Atlanta
Score: 574
1999
Place 241
Munich
Score: 578
2018
Place 251
Munich
Score: 578
2007
Place 271
Granada
Score: 575
2013
Place 281
Munich
Score: 577
2000
Place 301
Beijing
Score: 577
2019
Place 331
Seoul
Score: 572
1999
Place 342
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 573
2019
Milan
Score: 573
2009
Place 381
Munich
Score: 577
2005
Place 401
Munich
Score: 576
2012
Place 432
Maribor
Score: 571
2014
Munich
Score: 574
2014
Place 471
Munich
Score: 572
2008
Place 481
Munich
Score: 573
2019
Place 511
Milan
Score: 570
2008
Place 651
Munich
Score: 571
1999

European Championships

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

Bronze2
Gyor
Score: 584, Final: 218.8
2018
Moscow
Score: 579, Final: 180.0
2014
Place 51
THESSALONIKI
Score: 582, Final: 101
2002
Place 62
Moscow
Score: 583, Final: 96.8
2006
Gothenburg
Score: 584, Final: 97.5
2003
Place 81
Maribor
Score: 578, Final: 114.3
2017
Place 92
Vierumaeki
Score: 578
2012
Tallinn
Score: 580
1998
Place 101
Arnhem
Score: 579
2015
Place 131
Gyor
Score: 580
2004
Place 141
Meraker
Score: 578
2010
Place 151
Munich
Score: 579
2000
Place 162
Prague
Score: 575
2009
Pontevedra
Score: 576
2001
Place 181
Arnhem
Score: 576
1999
Place 212
Odense
Score: 574
2013
Brescia
Score: 577
2011
Place 371
BUDAPEST
Score: 574
1996
Place 391
Tallinn
Score: 572
2005
Place 421
Warsaw
Score: 570
1997
Place 441
Osijek
Score: 570
2019
Place 561
Winterthur
Score: 566
2008
Place 591
Gyor
Score: 566
2016

European Games

Medals: 1

Silver1
Baku
Score: 582, Final: 201.5
2015

50m Pistol Men (FP)

Olympic Games

Participations: 5

Place 91
London
Score: 559
2012
Place 111
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 554
2016
Place 121
Athens
Score: 556
2004
Place 271
Sydney
Score: 548
2000
Place 321
Beijing
Score: 549
2008

World Championships

Participations: 6

Place 111
Lahti
Score: 556
2002
Place 141
Granada
Score: 560
2014
Place 161
Munich
Score: 559
2010
Place 171
Zagreb
Score: 558
2006
Place 271
Changwon
Score: 548
2018
Place 341
Barcelona
Score: 548
1998

World Cup Final

Medals: 1Rank 8 and better: 5

Silver1
Wuxi
Score: 564, Final: 94.5
2009
Place 42
Munich
Score: 563, Final: 151.3
2013
Bangkok
Score: 560, Final: 98.5
2008
Place 52
Munich
Score: 554, Final: 131.9
2015
Bangkok
Score: 558, Final: 96.9
2007

World Cup

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

Gold3
Munich
Score: 564, Final: 194.7
2015
Munich
Score: 572, Final: 94.9
2007
Munich
Score: 567, Final: 100.2
2006
Silver3
Munich
Score: 562, Final: 228.3
2017
Granada
Score: 570, Final: 189.8
2013
Guangzhou
Score: 568, Final: 94.6
2006
Bronze1
Milan
Score: 567, Final: 97.6
2008
Place 44
Munich
Score: 564, Final: 154.8
2013
Munich
Score: 568, Final: 95.4
2009
Munich
Score: 563, Final: 97.5
2008
Resende
Score: 563, Final: 97.4
2006
Place 52
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 558, Final: 93.2
2008
Zagreb
Score: 564, Final: 96.1
2003
Place 62
Changwon
Score: 563, Final: 94.2
2011
Bangkok
Score: 566, Final: 91.6
2007
Place 73
Fort Benning
Score: 560, Final: 95.4
2010
Beijing
Score: 562, Final: 98.4
2008
Seoul
Score: 560, Final: 94.5
1999
Place 81
Milan
Score: 556, Final: 92.4
2009
Place 94
Fort Benning
Score: 563
2015
Milan
Score: 561
2004
Seoul
Score: 555
2001
Buenos Aires
Score: 556
1998
Place 101
Fort Benning, Columbus, GA
Score: 554
2003
Place 112
Changwon
Score: 556
2005
Sydney
Score: 559
2000
Place 122
Fort Benning
Score: 557
2011
Belgrade
Score: 559
2010
Place 134
Munich
Score: 559
2016
Baku
Score: 554
2016
Athens
Score: 557
2004
Atlanta
Score: 552
2000
Place 141
Havana
Score: 544
1997
Place 172
Milano
Score: 557
1999
Munich
Score: 558
1999
Place 181
Munich
Score: 558
2011
Place 191
Atlanta
Score: 551
1999
Place 221
Milan
Score: 556
2012
Place 242
Maribor
Score: 551
2014
Munich
Score: 556
2005
Place 251
Munich
Score: 553
2000
Place 261
MILAN
Score: 553
1996
Place 292
Changwon
Score: 553
2015
Munich
Score: 555
2012
Place 312
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 552
2016
Milano
Score: 550
2000
Place 321
Milan
Score: 549
2005
Place 351
Milano
Score: 545
2002
Place 401
Milan
Score: 550
2006
Place 411
Munich
Score: 550
2014

European Championships

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

Gold2
Maribor
Score: 553, Final: 188.8
2015
Osijek
Score: 565, Final: 91.7
2009
Silver1
Osijek
Score: 557, Final: 189.3
2013
Bronze2
Belgrade
Score: 563, Final: 95.5
2011
Plzen
Score: 558, Final: 96
2003
Place 73
Granada
Score: 560, Final: 93.5
2007
Zagreb
Score: 564, Final: 85.3
2001
Bordeaux
Score: 562, Final: 90.4
1999
Place 141
Belgrade
Score: 558
2005
Place 181
Kouvola
Score: 554
1997
Place 191
Baku
Score: 541
2017

European Games

Participations: 1

Place 141
Baku
Score: 550
2015

25m Standard Pistol Men (STP)

World Championships

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

Silver1
Granada
Score: 577
2014
Place 51
Munich
Score: 573
2010
Place 101
Barcelona
Score: 569
1998
Place 661
Zagreb
Score: 535
2006

European Championships

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

Bronze2
Osijek
Score: 573
2013
Plzen
Score: 573
2003
Place 41
Granada
Score: 568
2007
Place 72
Osijek
Score: 568
2009
Kouvola
Score: 569
1997
Place 81
Belgrade
Score: 570
2005
Place 111
Belgrade
Score: 565
2011
Place 121
Maribor
Score: 565
2015
Place 151
Bordeaux
Score: 561
1999

25m Center Fire Pistol Men (CFP)

World Championships

Participations: 3

Place 91
Barcelona
Score: 583
1998
Place 351
Granada
Score: 573
2014
Place 431
Munich
Score: 573
2010

European Championships

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

Gold1
Belgrade
Score: 590
2011
Bronze2
Osijek
Score: 585
2009
Plzen
Score: 584
2003
Place 51
Bordeaux
Score: 586
1999
Place 81
Zagreb
Score: 580
2001
Place 111
Osijek
Score: 579
2013
Place 131
Kouvola
Score: 579
1997
Place 141
Belgrade
Score: 577
2005
Place 171
Granada
Score: 575
2007
Place 241
Maribor
Score: 567
2015

10m Air Pistol Mixed Team (APMIX)

World Championships

Participations: 1

Place 471
Changwon
Score: 750
2018

World Cup

Participations: 2

Place 141
Fort Benning
Score: 758
2018
Place 161
Munich
Score: 765
2018