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3D printing for Olympic athletes

3D printing for Olympic athletes

Written by David

December 14, 2018

Celine and Sandrine Goberville are sisters and top-level French athletes competing in 10 meter air pistol shooting. Celine is an olympic silver medalist and a three time European champion in this discipline while her sister is a member of the French national team currently training for Tokyo Olympics in 2020. They are both testing pistol grips made of Z-ULTRAT on Zortrax M Series Plus FDM 3D printers by Athletics 3D, a company headed by Clement Jacquelin, a former biathlete and sports equipment manufacturer. For more information see the IDTechEx report on 3D Printing Materials 2018-2028 . The 10 meter air pistol is an olympic shooting event shot with 4.5 mm caliber air pistols at a distance of 10 meters. For women, each competitor has to fire 40 shots within 50 minutes. Celine and Sandrine use CM 162el air pistols made by the renowned Swiss company Morini. The CM 162el […]

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