The final opportunity for athletes to earn Paralympic quotas will take place here in the United States when USA Shooting hosts the final International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup of the season November 3-7 at the home of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) in Fort Benning, Georgia.
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.
Will Brown earned the air pistol slot after defeating 2008 and 2012 Olympian Jason Turner in Day 3’s finals.
Ashley Carroll has won six of her last 10 domestic matches
Both Kim Rhode and Vincent Hancock missed only three targets during their respective Skeet victories
For six-time Olympic medalist Kim Rhode it’s her first Shooter of the Year trophy. It’s the second award for the 42-year-old Japanese shooter, who already claimed it once in 2010
10 athletes were named to WSPS World Championships Team that will compete to earn Paralympic Games quotas