By Brittany Nelson, USAS Public Relations & Communications Manager
COLO SPRGS, CO (Dec. 5, 2022) –USA Shooting athletes earned a total of six medals at the 2022 ISSF President’s Cup in Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 28- Dec. 4.
Caitlin Connor, ranked fourth in the world for Women’s Skeet, earned a gold medal after beating Martina Bartolomei of Italy in the gold medal match. Connor also took home the Golden Target Award for her victory in Cairo.
Derrick Mein, ranked first in the world for Men’s Trap, earned a silver medal after facing Josip Glasnovic of Croatia in the gold medal match.
Vincent Hancock, ranked first in the world for Men’s Skeet, earned bronze after competing in the semifinals.
Sam Simonton, ranked 12th in the world for Women’s Skeet, placed third, earning herself a bronze medal.
Alison Weisz, ranked second in the world for Women’s 10m Air Rifle, and Sagan Maddalena, ranked tenth in the world for Women’s 10m Air Rifle, both earned bronze medals in their event.
In addition to being members of the USA Shooting national team, Simonton, Weisz, and Maddalena are all soldiers in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit.
Athletes with a world ranking of 12 or higher were invited to this prestigious competition to compete for cash prizes and the Golden Target award.
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