U.S. Shotgun Team Qualifies For Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Eight U.S. shotgun athletes have qualified for the U.S. Shotgun Team after the U.S. Olympic Trials-Shotgun Part 2 held in Tucson, Ariz., March 11-17.

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at USA Shooting posted on March 19, 2024
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Top row, starting from left: Conner Prince, Vincent Hancock, Austen Smith and Dania Vizzi have qualified in skeet for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, while (bottom row, starting from left) Ryann Phillips, Rachel Tozier, Will Hinton and Derrick Mein have qualified in trap.
Photos by Joshua Schave/USA Shooting

Eight U.S. shotgun athletes—Rachel Tozier, Ryann Phillips, Derrick Mein, Will Hinton, Vincent Hancock, Conner Prince, Austen Smith and Dania Vizzi have qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games after the conclusion of the U.S. Olympic Trials- Shotgun Part 2 held at the Tucson Trap and Skeet Club in Tucson, Arizona, March 11-17.

Rachel Tozier
Rachel Tozier of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit moments after realizing she qualified her first Olympic Games in Women’s Trap on Saturday, March 16, 2024. Tozier is among eight shotgun athletes who qualified for Paris 2024. (Photo by Joshua Schave)

 

The qualified trap and skeet athletes are listed below.

TRAP
2024 USA Shooting Trap Team
Starting from left: Ryann Phillips, Rachel Tozier, Will Hinton and Derrick Mein have qualified in trap for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. (Photo by Joshua Schave)

 

  • Rachel Tozier: Women’s Trap
    • Pattonsburg, Missouri.
    • Qualified for her first Olympic team.
    • 2023 Pan American Games bronze medalist.
    • Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit.
  • Ryann Phillips: Women’s Trap
    • Gail, Texas.
    • Qualified for her first Olympic team.
    • 2024 CAT Games bronze medalist.
    • 2023 junior world champion.
    • Currently attending University A&M Corpus Christi.
  • Derrick Mein: Men’s Trap
    • Paola, Kansas.
    • Olympian (Tokyo 2020).
    • 2024 CAT Games gold medalist.
    • 2022 world champion.
  • Will Hinton: Men’s Trap
    • Dacula, Georgia.
    • Qualified for his first Olympic team.
    • 2022 CAT Games champion.
    • Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit.
SKEET
2024 USA Shooting Skeet Team
Starting from left: Conner Prince, Vincent Hancock, Austen Smith and Dania Vizzi have qualified in skeet for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. (Photo by Joshua Schave)

 

  • Vincent Hancock: Men’s Skeet
    • Eatonton, Georgia.
    • Four-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016 and 2020), three-time Olympic gold medalist.
    • Could become the sixth athlete ever to win the same individual Olympic event four times and only the fourth American to do so after Al Oerter, Carl Lewis and Michael Phelps (and the first in shooting).
    • 2023 Pan American Games champion.
    • More than 24 international medals.
  • Conner Prince: Men’s Skeet
    • Burleson, Texas.
    • Qualified for his first Olympic team.
    • 2023 World Cup gold medalist in Mixed Team Skeet.
    • Was coached by Vincent Hancock.
  • Austen Smith: Women’s Skeet
    • Keller, Texas.
    • Olympian (Tokyo 2020).
    • 2023 Pan American Games bronze medalist in Mixed Team Skeet.
    • Was coached by Vincent Hancock.
  • Dania Vizzi: Women’s Skeet
    • Odessa, Florida.
    • Qualified for her first Olympic team.
    • 2023 Pan American Games gold medalist in Mixed Team Skeet.
    • 2023 World Championship silver medalist.

View all the official results from the U.S. Olympic Trials-Shotgun for trapshooting and skeet.

The U.S. Olympic Trials-Smallbore Shooting is currently being held for rifle and pistol this week.

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games take place in Paris, France, July 26 to August 11.

The final Team USA roster for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be announced this summer, pending approval by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee.

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