USA Shooting Kicking Off 2023 Competition Season At ISSF Shotgun World Cup In Morocco

USA Shooting athletes will attend first international shotgun competition of the year at 2023 ISSF World Cup in Rabat, Morocco, January 11-24

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at USA Shooting posted on January 11, 2023
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Team USA’s Dania Vizzi shooting at the 2022 ISSF World Cup in Lonato, Italy.
Thaddius Bedford

USA Shooting shotgun athletes are kicking off the year with the 2023 International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Rabat, Morocco, from January 11-24.

The U.S. Shotgun Team is entering the year on a hot streak, with all signs pointing to a repeat of the successful performances posted in 2022. Last year, U.S. shotgun athletes earned a total of 14 medals at the Championships of the Americas, plus nine medals at the World Championships. U.S. shotgun athletes have also earned the nation Olympic quotas for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games in the following events: Women’s Skeet (two), Men’s Skeet (two), Women’s Trap (one) and Men’s Trap (two).

The following athletes will be competing in Men’s Skeet.

  • Christian Elliott—2022 World Championship silver medalist, Men’s Skeet Team
  • Conner Prince—2022 Shotgun National Championship silver medalist, Men’s Skeet
  • Dustan Taylor—Championship of the Americas gold medalist and 2024 Olympic quota earner, Men’s Skeet
  • Josh Corbin—2022 Shotgun National Championships silver medalist, Junior Men’s Skeet

The Women’s Skeet athletes competing for Team USA are listed below.

  • Kim Rhode—six-time Olympic medalist, three in Women’s Skeet and three in Double Trap (also an NRA Director)
  • Dania Vizzi—2022 Championship of the Americas gold medalist and 2024 Olympic quota earner, Women’s Skeet
  • Katie Jacob—2022 Shotgun National Championship gold medalist, Women’s Skeet

The Men’s Trap athletes representing Team USA include the below shooters.

  • Derrick Mein—currently ranked No. 1 in the world for Men’s Trap, 2022 World Championship gold medalist and 2024 Olympic quota earner, Men’s Trap
  • William Hinton—2022 Championships of the Americas gold medalist, Men’s Trap Team, and 2024 Olympic quota earner, Men’s Trap
  • Derek Haldeman—2019 Pan American Games silver medalist, and 2020 Olympic quota earner, Men’s Trap
  • Matthew Kutz—2022 Shotgun National Championship gold medalist, Junior Men’s Trap

The Women’s Trap athletes competing for Team USA are listed below.

  • Julia Stallings—two-time national champion. Women’s Trap
  • Aeriel Skinner—Championship of Americas gold medalist and 2024 Olympic quota earner, Women’s Trap
  • Rachel Tozier—2022 Shotgun National Champion, Women’s Trap
  • Marian “Emmy” Zerby—2022 Shotgun National Championships, gold, Junior Women’s Trap
  • Madelynn Bernau—2020 Tokyo Olympic Games bronze medalist, Mixed Team Trap

Visit the ISSF website for all official match results. Learn more about USA Shooting at usashooting.org.

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