DUMOULIN Franck (1973) France / Shooting
Having already become world shooting champion in 1994, the Frenchman won the Olympic 10 metre pistol title in Sydney in 2000. This confirmed him as the most talented pistol-shooter of his generation after winning the world championship 50 metre title in 1998.However, for a long time it seemed unlikely he could compete in Sydney. Franck Dumoulin had three accidents in succession, which prevented him shooting in the year before the 2000 Games. He accidentally shot himself in his right hand before being involved in a motorcycle crash and a mountain bike accident. It's therefore miraculous that he won in Australia.