Six Medals For USA Shooting At 2022 ISSF President’s Cup

USA Shooting athletes earned a total of six medals at the 2022 ISSF President’s Cup in Cairo, Egypt

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at USA Shooting posted on December 6, 2022
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From left: Derrick Mein, Caitlin Connor, Sam Simonton and Vincent Hancock with medals at the 2022 ISSF President’s Cup in Cairo, Egypt, held November 28 - December 4.
Thaddius Bedford

USA Shooting athletes earned six total medals at the 2022 ISSF President’s Cup in Cairo, Egypt. The match was held from November 28 to December 4.

Caitlin Connor, ranked fourth in the world for Women’s Skeet, led the way for Team USA. She won a gold medal after defeating Martina Bartolomei of Italy, 7-3, in the gold medal match. Connor also took home the Golden Target Award for her victory in Cairo.

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Caitlin Connor, center, captured gold in Women’s Skeet at the 2022 ISSF President’s Cup, while Sam Simonton, right, earned bronze in the event. (Photo by Thaddius Bedford)

 

Derrick Mein, ranked first in the world for Men’s Trap, earned a silver medal after facing Josip Glasnovic of Croatia in the gold medal match.

Vincent Hancock, ranked first in the world for Men’s Skeet, earned bronze after competing in the semifinals.

Sam Simonton, ranked 12th in the world for Women’s Skeet, placed third, earning herself a bronze medal.

Alison Weisz, ranked second in the world for Women’s 10m Air Rifle, and Sagan Maddalena, ranked 10th in the world for Women’s 10m Air Rifle, both earned bronze medals in their event.

In addition to being members of the USA Shooting national team, Simonton, Weisz and Maddalena are all soldiers in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit.

Athletes with a world ranking of 12 or higher were invited to this prestigious competition to compete for cash prizes and the Golden Target award.

See the full results of the 2022 ISSF President’s Cup at the ISSF website.

Learn more about USA Shooting at usashooting.org.

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