By Brittany Nelson, USAS Public Relations & Communications Manager
COLO SPRGS, CO (Jan. 24, 2023) – The USA Shooting trap athletes earned four medals at the 2023 International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) Rabat Shotgun World Cup, bringing the shotgun team’s total medal count to nine.
The trap athletes earned medals in the following:
- Rachel Tozier: bronze in Women’s Trap
- Rachel Tozier and Derrick Mein: gold in Mixed Team Trap
- Rachel Tozier, Aeriel Skinner, and Julia Stallings: gold in Women’s Trap Team
- Derek Mein, Derek Haldeman, and Will Hinton: bronze in Men’s Trap Team
Tozier, a sergeant in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, earned a medal in each event she competed in.
“It feels absolutely amazing,” said Tozier. “I’m proud to be able to represent the US and the Army at overseas events and I’m looking forward to the rest of the year.”
The competition took place Jan. 11-24 in Morocco. The skeet athletes competed first and earned medals in the following:
- Kimberly Rhode: gold in Women’s Skeet
- Katie Jacob and Conner Prince: gold in Mixed Skeet Team
- Dania Vizzi and Christian Elliott: silver in Mixed Skeet Team
- Christian Elliott, Conner Prince, and Dustan Taylor: gold in Men’s Skeet Team
- Kimberly Rhode, Katie Jacob, and Dania Vizzi: silver in Women’s Skeet Team
For all official results, visit https://www.issf-sports.org/competitions/venue.ashx?cshipid=3105
Up next for the shotgun team is their spring selection match in Tucson, Arizona, Feb. 3-8.
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USA Shooting, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation was chartered by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the Olympic Shooting Sports in April 1995. The organization develops and implements programs to promote growth in the sport and serves as a sanctioning body for local and national competitions. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the US Olympic and Paralympic Training Center, USA Shooting has a full-time staff dedicated to our sport.