Federal Ammunition officially recognized and congratulated USA Shooting Shotgun Team athletes for their recent performance at the Tokyo Olympics. Federal shooters Vincent Hancock, Kayle Browning and Brian Burrows captured medals in their events on the world’s largest shooting stage. Sponsored shooters Austen Smith and Derrick Mein also represented the U.S. during the games.
USA Shooting Shotgun Team Impresses at Tokyo Olympics
“Our company couldn’t be prouder of the performances of our sponsored team of world class shooters at the Olympic games,” stated Jason Vanderbrink, President of Federal Ammunition. “They competed at the highest level against the world’s best shotgun shooters and were simply amazing. It brings such pride to our dedicated American employees that these athletes achieved their dreams of standing on the podium with an Olympic medal having used our American made products.”
Hancock became a three-time Olympic champion with his Tokyo gold medal. The former AMU shooter made the Men’s Skeet finals in a shoot-off. He bested five competitors, hitting 59 of 60 targets, setting an Olympic record. He becomes the first shooter to ever win three gold medals in Men’s Skeet. Previously, Hancock won gold in Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012.
Browning took a silver medal in Women’s Trap. The Arkansas native shot her way into the finals from the sixth position, climbing via a timely clutch performance. The first-time Olympian nearly extended the match, but nevertheless won her first Olympic medal.
In another Olympic debut, Burrows and teammate Madelynn Bernau claimed bronze in Mixed Trap. The pair qualified via a 146/150 in qualifications. In the bronze medal match, they knocked off a solid team from Slovakia, including the Women’s Trap gold medalist. The team won the match in a dramatic shoot-off to claim the bronze.
See all of our Tokyo Olympics coverage of a historic American performance. For more info on Federal Ammunition, please visit federalpremium.com. To learn more about USA Shooting, visit usashooting.org.
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