AP Photo/Tertius Pickard
AP Photo/Tertius Pickard

Gregory Sych


Lima 2019 will be the fifth straight Pan Am Games appearance for Gregory Sych who posted his best result at the multi-sport competition, seventh in the 50m rifle 3 positions, at Guadalajara 2011.. Sych has finished in the top-ten in the 50m rifle 3 positions competition at the last three Pan American Games. As a lieutenant in the Canadian army, Sych has competed at numerous editions of the World Military Championships. His career-high finish in an ISSF World Cup event is 13th, achieved in the 50m rifle 3 positions at the 2009 stop in Changwon. At the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Sych won silver in the 50m rifle 3 positions, his first career international medal.


Getting into the Sport: Started competing in shooting in 1986… Outside Interests: Earned his Bachelor of Science in kinesiology in 2000… Athlete representative on Shooting Federation of Canada’s Executive Committee…

Notable International Results

Pan American Games: 2015 – 9th (50m rifle 3x); 2011 – 7th (50m rifle 3x), 16th (10m air rifle); 2007 – 8th (50m rifle 3x); 2003 – 15th (50m rifle 3x), 13th (50m rifle prone)

Continental American Championships: 2018 – 5th (50m rifle prone), 12th (50m rifle 3x); 2014 – 12th (50m rifle 3x); 2010 – 6th (50m rifle 3x); 2001 – 7th (50m rifle 3x)

Commonwealth Games: 2018 – SILVER (50m rifle 3x), 13th (50m rifle prone)