Vincent Hancock

National Team

Date of birth:

03/19/1989

Hometown:

Eatonton, Georgia

Olympic Experience:

  • 2024 Paris Olympic Games: Men's Skeet qualified
  • 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Gold
  • 2016 Rio Olympic Games, 15th Place
  • 2012 London Olympic Games, Gold
  • 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Gold

Biography:

Vincent Hancock started competing when he was 11 years old. In 2005, at age 16, Hancock won his first World Championship title in Men’s Skeet and went on to win the prestigious International Shooting Sport Federation’s Shooter of the Year award.

His gold-medal victories in Bejing 2008 and London 2012 puts him in elite company having become the first Olympic Skeet shooter to win gold medals in the same event in consecutive Olympic Games.

Earning his fourth World Championship title in 2018, Hancock is the first person ever to win four World titles in Men’s Skeet, eclipsing Abdullah Alrashidi of Kuwait and Jury Tsuranov of the Soviet Union. Hancock is also now one of three men in the Shotgun discipline to earn four world titles in his career, joining Michel Carrega of France and Giovanni Pellielo of Italy.

Hancock is a three-time Olympic champion, four-time World Champion, 16-time World Cup medalist (including 12 wins) and five-time World Cup Finals medalist.

Also, an everyday family man, Vinny continues to give back to his sport as a mentor, coach, and ambassador

Competition Highlights:

  • 2023 Pan American Games Champion, Men's Skeet & Mixed Skeet Team
  • 2023 ISSF World Championship: Gold, Men’s Skeet Team; Gold and new world record, Mixed Skeet Team
  • 2023 ISSF Lonato World Cup: Gold, Skeet Mixed Team
  • 2023 ISSF Doha World Cup: Gold, Skeet Mixed Team; Silver, Men's Skeet
  • 2023 USA Shooting National Champion, Men's Skeet
  • 2022 ISSF Presidents World Cup, Bronze, Men's Skeet
  • 2022 World Championship, Silver, Men's Skeet Team and Silver, Men's Skeet
  • 2022 Lonato World Cup, Silver, Men's Skeet and Gold, Mixed Team Skeet
  • 2022 Baku World Cup: Gold, Men's Skeet Team; Gold, Men's Skeet; Gold Mixed Team Skeet
  • 2022 Cairo World Cup, Bronze, Men's Skeet
  • 2021 Lonato World Cup, Silver, Men's Skeet and Gold, Mixed Team Skeet
  • 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2019 World Cup Changwon, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2019 World Cup Acapulco, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2018 World Champion, Men's Skeet
  • 2018 World Cup Siggiewi, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2018 World Cup Changwon, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2018 World Cup Guadalajara, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2016 Rio Olympic Games, 15th Place, Men's Skeet
  • 2016 World Cup San Marino, Bronze, Men's Skeet
  • 2015 World Champion, Men's Skeet
  • 2015 World Cup Finals, Silver, Men's Skeet
  • 2014 World Cup Gabala, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2014 World Cup Acapulco, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2014 Championship of the Americas, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2013 World Cup Acapulco, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2012 London Olympic Games, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2012 World Cup Finals, Silver, Men's Skeet
  • 2012 National Championships, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2011 Pan American Games, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2011 World Clay Target Championship Team
  • 2010 National Championship, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2010 World Cup Lonato, Bronze, Men's Skeet
  • 2009 World Champion, Men's Skeet
  • 2009 World Cup Final, Silver, Men's Skeet
  • 2009 National Championship, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2008 World Cup Suhl, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2008 World Cup Final, Silver, Men's Skeet
  • 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials, 1st Place, Men's Skeet
  • 2007 Pan American Games, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2007 World Cup Italy, Gold, Men's Skeet *World Record
  • 2007 World Clay Target Championship, Bronze, Men's Skeet
  • 2007 Fall Selection, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2006 Spring Selection, Gold, Men's Skeet
  • 2005 USA Shooting Male Athlete of The Year
  • 2005 World Champion, Men's Skeet
  • 2005 World Cup Changwon, Gold, Men's Skeet *World Record
  • 2005 World Cup Italy, Silver, Men's Skeet *Equal World Record
  • 2005 World Cup Serbia, Silver, Men's Skeet
  • 2005 Championship of the Americas, Gold, Men's Skeet *Equal World Record
  • 2005 World Cup Final, Silver, Men's Skeet