Stephen Petterson
Personal information
Full nameStephen Kelly Petterson
Born (1957-08-02) 2 August 1957 (age 65)
Auckland, New Zealand
CountryNew Zealand

Stephen Kelly Petterson MNZM (born 2 August 1957) is a competitive rifle shooter from New Zealand.

Petterson was born in Auckland in 1957. A veteran of four Olympic Games and five Commonwealth Games, he has won a total of four gold medals and a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games.[1] He was the flag bearer for New Zealand at the closing ceremony of the 1994 Commonwealth Games.

In the 1999 New Year Honours, Petterson was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to smallbore rifle shooting.[2]


  1. ^ Profile at the New Zealand Olympic Committee website
  2. ^ "New Year honours list 1999". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 1998. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
Awards Preceded byBrenda Lawson Lonsdale Cup of the New Zealand Olympic Committee 1994 Succeeded byChris White