BARTON Clive < Back  
Sport Shooting
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 02 Oct 1971 in Tamworth, AUS
Height1.84 m
Weight 84 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Wife and two children
Residence Tamworth, ACT, AUS
Occupation Farmer
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started shooting at the age of 16 in Australia.
Why this sport? His father was involved in shooting.
Club / Team Tamworth Gun Club: Tamworth, ACT, AUS
Handedness Right
General Interest
Nicknames Barto. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2000)
Hobbies Welding scrap metal into pieces of art. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2000)
Most influential person in career Col Burt, who was Barton's coach and mentor, died suddenly aged 47 in 2000 from a rare heart condition. "He carted me around NSW and all over the country. He was like a second dad. All he wanted was for me to make an Olympic team." (Athlete, 10 Feb 2000,, 27 Mar 2000)
Hero / Idol Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh for his mental toughness. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2000)
Famous relatives His brother George is also a shooter and the pair often compete at the same event. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2000)