Vincent Hancock completes his hat trick in Malta at the ISSF World Cup for Shotgun. Windy conditions and high glare added to the match difficulty
Dropping only one target the entire match, two-time Olympic gold medalist Vincent Hancock ended the ISSF tournament in Korea with a gold medal and a U.S. Olympic quota slot. Vincent Hancock is now the first person to ever win four Men’s Skeet World Titles
The two-time Olympic gold medalist was the only athlete to hit a perfect 125/125 in Men's Skeet qualification at the 2019 ISSF World Cup for Shotgun in Acapulco, Mexico. He went on to win his 11th ISSF World Cup gold medal
Vincent Hancock secured the gold after dueling with teammate Christian Elliott, who had to settle for the silver medal. The last time Team USA finished with two top shooters on a World Cup podium was in 1993. Hancock has five straight ISSF World Cup wins and sixth straight international victories.
The United States is once again a lock to top the medal table at the Summer Olympics, according to Gracenote Sports. This would mark the seventh Summer Games in a row where Team USA has been at the top of the medal leaderboard.
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Hancock heads to his fourth consecutive Olympics, joined by rookie Phillip Jungman of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit.