USA Shooting Scores Bronze Medal At 2022 ISSF Shotgun World Championship

Junior Trap Team earns USA Shooting’s first medal with third place finish at 2022 ISSF Shotgun Worlds in Croatia

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at USA Shooting posted on September 29, 2022
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Team USA Junior Men’s Trap Team bronze medalists (starting from left) Emilio Carvalho, Lance Thompson and Matthew Kutz at the 2022 ISSF Shotgun World Championship in Osijek, Croatia.
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The USA Shooting Junior Men’s Trap Team on Saturday, September 24 secured a bronze medal for Team USA at the 2022 ISSF Shotgun World Championship in Osijek, Croatia. This marks the first medal for Team USA at the competition.

In the Junior Men’s Trap Team bronze medal match, Matthew Kutz, a resident of Texas; along with Emilio Carvalho from California, and Lance Thompson of Pennsylvania, defeated the Spanish team, 6-0, to earn the third-place title.

“We had to push through as a team, but we made it happen in the end,” said Thompson of the feat.

Prior to the bronze medal match, Kutz ended the Junior Men’s Trap Team qualification round with a score of 64; Carvalho, 70; and Thompson with 71.

The Junior Women’s Trap team also had a solid performance in Croatia at the 2022 Shotgun World Championship. Sydney Krieger, of Arizona; Ryann Phillips, from Texas; and Chantry Stermer of Oklahoma, finished fourth in their event. Facing the bronze medal-winning Australian team, the final score was 6-2.

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Team USA Junior Women’s Trap competitor Ryann Phillips at the 2022 Shotgun World Championship in Croatia. (Photo courtesy ISSF)

 

In addition, Phillips advanced to the Junior Women’s Individual Trap semi-finals, where she garnered an eighth place finish.

Up next at the 2022 ISSF Shotgun World Championship will be the Open Men’s and Women’s Trap events. The match in Croatia will conclude on Wednesday, October 12.

See the full results of the match at the ISSF website. Learn more about USA Shooting at usashooting.org.

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