Tag: World Shooting Para Sport

  • 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.  […]

  • Registration Now Open for 2020 Camp Perry Open Air Gun Event

    By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio –  Take a break from the cold of the winter months and participate in a little competition and fun as the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) conducts its annual Camp Perry Open – an air rifle and air pistol event held each winter as part of the competition […]

  • Para Team Set for Parapan & World Champs Prep in Croatia

    (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – July 23, 2019) – Seven USA Shooting Paralympic Team athletes are set for World Shooting Para Sport (WSPS) World Cup competition in Osijek, Croatia, that kicks off Thursday and concludes the following Tuesday. World Shooting Para Sport returns to Osijek for the third time. This will be the first WSPS competition that […]

  • Twelve Para Athletes to Compete in First Parapan American Games Shooting Competition

    (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – July 19, 2019) – Twelve athletes, including six 2016 Paralympians, have been named to the 2019 U.S. Parapan American Games Team for Shooting.  Shooting sport athletes will compete at the Parapan American Games, August 23-September 1, for the first time in Lima, Peru. This year’s Nationals served as the conclusion of their […]

  • 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 […]