Andrea Benelli (born 28 June 1960) is a retired Italian skeet shooter. He competed at the 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympics, and won a gold medal in 2004 and a bronze in 1996. In 2004, he and Marko Kemppainen finished with 149 hits out of 150, but Kemppainen missed first in the shoot-off. Benelli also won the individual world title in 1987 and 1990, placing second in 1986, and third in 1999. In 1996 he set two world records at 125/125 and 150/150.
Benelli at the 2004 Olympics
|Born||28 June 1960|
|Height||173 cm (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
|Club||Laterina Sporting Club|
Benelli owns and runs a Tourist Villa named Agriturismo Petrognano, located in Saint Ellero, Florence. It is a restored 18th-century farmhouse with a practice range behind it. His father Luciano was also a competitive shooter, who won the national title in 1977.
|Skeet (men)||Not held||
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- Agriturismo Petrognano
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