USA Shooting: First Paris 2024 Olympians To Be Selected In Alabama

The first Paris 2024 Olympians for USA Shooting will be selected in Anniston, Ala., Jan. 5-7. Athletes will compete in two days of ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) 60-shot events.

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The 80-point indoor air gun range within the Judith Legerski CMP Competition Center will host Part 3 of the Paris Olympic Trials.
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USA Shooting’s Air Gun Olympic Trials part three, where the Paris 2024 Olympic Air Rifle and Pistol Team will be selected, will be held at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, January 5-7, 2024.

More than 90 rifle and pistol athletes from across the country will be competing in the trials for their chance to be named to the Paris 2024 Olympic Team. This year’s Olympic Summer Games will be held in Paris, France, July 26 to August 11. A maximum of two athletes in each event will be eligible for the Olympic team.

USA Shooting Path to Paris
Athletes will compete in two days of ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) 60-shot events.

 

See the schedule below (subject to change).

January 5

  • Official Practice (all events) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

January 6

  • Women’s Air Rifle & Pistol 8:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
  • Men’s Air Rifle & Pistol- 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

January 7

  • Women’s Air Rifle & Pistol 7:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
  • Men’s Air Rifle & Pistol 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • FINALS Men’s Air Rifle & Pistol 11:45 a.m.
  • FINALS Women’s Air Rifle & Pistol 1:30 p.m.

The competition is open to the public and free of charge.

In order for USA Shooting to qualify for competition in an event at the Olympic games, an athlete must win a quota slot in the event. For Paris 2024, USA Shooting currently has five out of the eight possible quotas for air gun. Although up to two athletes can be named to the Olympic team in each event, on Sunday, January 7, USA Shooting will name the Olympic team members in the following events:

  • Women’s Air Pistol (two athletes)
  • Women’s Air Rifle (two athletes)
  • Men’s Air Rifle (one athlete)

USA Shooting athletes will be competing in the 2024 Championship of the Americas Games this spring in the hopes of earning the remaining quotas needed for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. USA Shooting athletes currently have a total of 18 Olympic quotas slots for Pairs and four Paralympic quotas. The remaining Olympic quotas include Men’s Air Pistol (two), Men’s Air Rifle (one), Men’s 50m Rifle 3-Position (one), Men’s Rapid Fire (one) and Women’s 25m Pistol (one). See the complete list of quotas earned here.

For more information about the event, contact Brittany Nelson at 210-861-9410 or [email protected]. Learn more about USA Shooting at usashooting.org.

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