You could say that Mike Tagliapietra had a great year last year. Named the 2014 Paralympic Athlete of the Year, this Wisconsinite’s performances in prestigious world competitions qualified him to be the lead and the face of the Paralympic Program for USA Shooting.
After the United States withdrew from International Shooting Union sanctioned competition, U.S. international shooting was confined to the annual Dewar Team match and the Pershing Team competition.
The Ohio State University wins a third straight NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championship.
Brazil’s Olympic Shooting Center will host 15 disciplines for nearly 400 target shooters from 103 countries this August.
MIT won the women's team championship, along with several individual honors.
Five Team nominations were up for grabs over the three-day selection match—two in Men’s Air Rifle, and one each in Men’s Air Pistol, Women’s Air Rifle and Women’s Air Pistol.