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 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
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
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
Thanks to a chance encounter with Olympic gold medalist Vincent Hancock, Eli Christman is now poised for big things in international skeet competition “I was ecstatic,” Eli Christman said about the 2017 ISSF World Championships in Moscow. “I knew going into the tournament that was on the line—of course I wasn’t focusing on that, but I knew very well that that was the goal of the tournament. That was the goal of everyone there shooting.” “He always pushes me to do my best and to train as hard as I can,” said teammate Emma Williams. “He is one of the hardest working people that I’ve met, and that pushes me to work even harder so I can keep up with him.”
Vincent Hancock & Kim Rhode have been nominated for Team USA’s Athletes of the Month for April. You can vote once per day until May 7, 2018!
Hancock won the USA’s third medal in two days, scoring 59 hits and equaling the current Men’s Skeet World Record in the process
The 2018 ISSF World Cup Series closed in Guadalajara, Mexico, with the Men’s Skeet final won by two-time Olympic Champion Vincent Hancock