On her way to the silver, Browning had 19 consecutive target hits in the final. The bronze went to Alessandra Perilli of San Marino, the first medal ever won for the small country.
Part 3 of our look back at the shooting events at the Melbourne 1956 Olympics.
Distinguished rifleman and noted shooting sports historian Harold “Hap” Rocketto sadly passed on July 8, 2021, at the age of 74.
Part 1 of our deep dive on shooting events at the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games.
When U.S. rifle shooters arrived in England before the 1948 Games, new Olympic rules for shooting coats and the free rifle kneeling position forced the Americans to adapt. And with a large amount of pistol shooters, the U.S. team had problems getting in enough practice prior to match time.
Mary Tucker, Sagen Maddalena, Patrick Sunderman and Nick Mowrer will head to Tokyo in July. The four shooters secured the final four spots after the conclusion of the second part of the U.S. Smallbore Olympic Trials.
Part 2 of our deep dive on shooting events at the London 1948 Summer Olympic Games.