Champions Crowned At 300-Meter Nationals

National Champions recognized at 2022 300-Meter Rifle National Championship and Selection Match

at USA Shooting posted on September 14, 2022
2022 300 Meter Nationals 1
Above: Competitors at this year’s 300-Meter Rifle National Championships in Minnesota.
Photo courtesy

At the 2022 300-Meter Rifle National Championship and Selection Match, held August 16-20 at the Minnetonka Game and Fish Club in Elk River, Minnesota, this year's National Champions were crowned, as shooters vied for available spots on the 300-Meter Rifle World Championship Team.

Rifle athletes competed in three events—3x20, Prone and Standard Rifle—during the four-day match.

Denise Loring, a resident of Virginia, captured the gold medal in the Women’s 3x20 event. Abigail Winegarden, of North Carolina, was the silver medalist and Michelle Bohren, of Michigan, earned the bronze medal.

Tim Sherry, a soldier in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU), won the gold medal in the Men’s 3x20 event. Ivan Roe, also in the AMU, earned silver and Bradley Yliniemi, a resident of Minnesota, walked away from the championship with a bronze medal.

In the Women’s Prone event, Loring picked up another gold medal. Bohren earned silver and Winegarden was the bronze medalist.

As for the Men’s Prone event, Yliniemi picked up more hardware after winning the gold medal. Roe earned silver in the event, while Sherry was the bronze medalist.

In the 3-Position Standard Rifle event, Roe took home the gold medal, Sherry earned silver, and Yliniemi finished in third place as the bronze medalist.

Women’s 300-meter 3x20 Leaderboard

  1. Denise Loring, 1092-19X
  2. Abigail Winegarden, 1088-18X
  3. Michelle Bohren, 1025-10X

Men’s 300-meter 3x20 Leaderboard

  • Tim Sherry, 1170-48X
  • Ivan Roe, 1170-45X
  • Bradley Yliniemi, 1136-32X

Women’s 300-meter Prone Leaderboard

  1. Denise Loring, 1163-36X
  2. Michelle Bohren, 1153-38X
  3. Abigail Winegarden, 1126-19X

Men’s 300-meter Prone Leaderboard

  1. Bradley Yliniemi, 1190-58X
  2. Ivan Roe, 1190-55X
  3. Tim Sherry, 1188-64X

300-meter 3-P Standard Rifle Leaderboard

  1. Ivan Roe, 1163-39X
  2. Tim Sherry, 1158-40X
  3. Bradley Yliniemi, 1138-28X

As mentioned, this year's 300-Meter National Championship also served as the Selection Match for the 2022 300-Meter Rifle World Championship Team.

For the Men’s Rifle Team, Bradley Yliniemi, Ivan Roe and Tim Sherry made the cut. On the Women’s side, it was Denise Loring, Abigail Winegarden, and Michelle Bohren who qualified.

You can view the full results of the 2022 300-Meter Rifle National Championship and Selection Match here. Go to for the latest from USA Shooting.


Nssa History 1
Nssa History 1

Early History Of The National Skeet Shooting Association

A retrospective on the early history of skeet, spanning the beginning of the sport in the early 20th century to sharpen skills between grouse hunts, to later in the 1960s when it first appeared on the Olympic program.

SHOT Show 2023: Staccato CS 9 mm

Watch this video of Staccato’s new CS 9 mm pistol from last week at SHOT Show 2023’s Industry Day at the Range in Boulder City, Nev.

Collegiate Rifle: Akron Establishes New Records At Weekend Doubleheader vs. Ole Miss, WVU, Ohio State

Last weekend the Akron rifle team posted the second highest score in program history, along with a new team air rifle record. Akron faced Ole Miss, West Virginia and Ohio State at home Jan. 21-22, 2023.

New: Magpul Enhanced Selector Kit For AR-Pattern Firearms

Magpul’s new ESK-AR is an ambidextrous selector kit for AR-pattern lower receivers with user-configurable selectors and ergonomic sensibility.

Classic SSUSA: Alaska-Fairbanks Wins 2001 NCAA Rifle Championship

In 2001, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks rifle team captured its third consecutive win at the NCAA Rifle Championship. Read our historic coverage of the match.

SHOT Show 2023: Rossi Announces 3 New Revolvers

Rossi is roaring back into the U.S. revolver market with three new guns: the RP63, RM66 and RM64 models. The former two are available now, while the RM64 is coming later in 2023.


Get the best of Shooting Sports USA delivered to your inbox.