Tag: International Shooting Sport Federation

  • Eight USA Athletes Earned International Distinguished Badges in 2019

    Eight USA Athletes Earned International Distinguished Badges in 2019

    By Gary Anderson, DCME Eight American rifle and shotgun athletes earned prestigious U. S. Distinguished International Shooter Badges in 2019 with international championship performances that gave them the 30 or more International-Excellence-in-Competition (IEIC) credit points required to receive the Badge.  2019 honorees included a U. S. Army Sergeant and seven civilians.  Five of the eight are women.  […]

  • Banner Day for U.S. Skeet at Junior World Cup

    Banner Day for U.S. Skeet at Junior World Cup

    (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – July 18, 2019) – Six medals, three titles and a U.S. sweep was quite the haul for America’s Shooting Team as they enjoyed an absolutely banner day in Skeet at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup from Suhl, Germany.  USA Shooting’s campaign rallying cry through 2020 is #RaiseTheFlag and nowhere […]

  • Thirty-One Top Junior Shooters Ready For Summer Suhl

    Thirty-One Top Junior Shooters Ready For Summer Suhl

    (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – July 12, 2019) – Thirty-one of the top junior shooting sport athletes are spending part of their summer vacation in Suhl, Germany as part of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup.  The event begins Saturday with Standard Pistol competition and the Opening Ceremony. This event will serve as a […]

  • Two Team Medals Concludes Shotgun World Championships

    Two Team Medals Concludes Shotgun World Championships

    (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – July 10, 2019) – They came in to these World Championships, not as individuals competing in an individual sport, but as united team willing to do whatever it took to raise the flag. So, it’s only fitting on the final day of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shotgun World Championships, we […]

  • Smith, Ahlin, Rhode & Elliott Add to Raise The Flag Performances at Shotgun World Championships

    Smith, Ahlin, Rhode & Elliott Add to Raise The Flag Performances at Shotgun World Championships

    (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – July 8, 2019) – Austen Smithand Alexander Ahlin were crowned Junior World Champions in the Skeet Mixed Team event Sunday adding to a truly patriotic weekend for America’s Shooting Team at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Championships taking place in Lonato, Italy. Joining Sunday’s podium success was six-time Olympian Kim Rhode and the U.S. […]

  • Winning In Benning the Goal for Rifle/Pistol National Championship Participants

    Winning In Benning the Goal for Rifle/Pistol National Championship Participants

    (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – June 20, 2019) – America’s top rifle and pistol athletes have made their annual pilgrimage to U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit’s (USAMU) Home of Champions and Fort Benning, Georgia for the 2019 USA Shooting Rifle/Pistol National Championships. Competition begins Saturday with action in Women’s Air Rifle, Men’s Three-Position Rifle, non-Olympic pistol events as […]

  • Rifle and Pistol Athletes Ready for Munich Quota Hunt

    Rifle and Pistol Athletes Ready for Munich Quota Hunt

    (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – May 24, 2019) –The Rifle and Pistol athletes of the USA Shooting Team are set for International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup competition in Munich, Germany starting Sunday and running through May 30. More than 920 athletes from 98 countries are expected to compete at this World Cup. USA Shooting […]

  • Legendary Rhode Earns Historic 4-Peat in Korea

    Legendary Rhode Earns Historic 4-Peat in Korea

    (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – May 10, 2019) – Being consistently great at an Olympic level is difficult at best. That is unless you are Kim Rhode whose greatness in the shooting sports began almost 23 years ago in Atlanta and shows absolutely no sign of fatigue. Friday in Changwon, South Korea she added to her legendary status in […]

  • Henry Leverett Earns Olympic Quota in Beijing

    Henry Leverett Earns Olympic Quota in Beijing

    (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – April 26, 2019) – Normally, this time of year, Henry Leverett is in Colorado Springs competing for a Junior Olympic title. Not in 2019 as he had bigger goals in mind as a member of Team USA competing at the International Shooting Sport Federation ISSF World Cup in Beijing.  His goal, and that of […]

  • Connor Earns USOC’s Best of September Honors for Team USA Awards Presented by Dow

    Connor Earns USOC’s Best of September Honors for Team USA Awards Presented by Dow

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (October 9, 2018) – For the second time in four months, a USA Shooting Team athlete is being recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee for top monthly honors. A standout performance at last month’s World Championship has earned Caitlin Connor the distinction of being honored as the Best of September female athlete […]