Berettas Takes Silver In Skeet At World Cup!

Dunn And Hancock Take Silver In Skeet At World Cup Using Their Berettas

Beretta DT10 Trident Shot Guns

ACCOKEEK, MARYLAND – Beretta USA is pleased to announce that USAMU Member, Vincent Hancock, and Team Beretta Shooter, Haley Dunn, both used their Beretta DT10 Trident’s to win Silver Medals at the 2008 World Cup Finals being held in Minsk, Belarus.

Hancock, the 2008 Beijing Olympic Gold Medalist in Men’s Skeet entered into the men’s skeet final tied for first place with Norway’s Tore Brovold. Although Hancock shot four perfect 25s coming into the final round, it was Brovold that shot the perfect 25 in the final to capture the title – Hancock broke 24 ending with a score of 147 to Brovold’s 148. These two shooters have battled it out before – Brovold finished Silver medalist in Beijing, after losing a shoot-off for the Gold to Hancock.

Dunn entered the Women’s Skeet Final in second place with 71/75 targets. Heading into the final, Dunn was two targets behind leader Andri Eleftheriou of Cyprus where they both broke 22/25 targets giving Dunn the Silver.

Dunn can add this Silver to her 2008 list of medal finishes – she already has earned a 2008 World Cup USA Gold Medal and World Cup Beijing Bronze.

“We are very proud of both Haley and Vincent . They continue to shine in the international shooting sports arena,” stated Mike Vrooman, Marketing Manager, Shotguns. “They are both extremely talented shooters. When they have so much on the line, we are both honored and pleased that they choose to shoot Beretta firearms.”

Beretta, established in 1526, is the oldest industrial dynasty in the world tracing its roots through 16 generations of continuous family ownership. Firearms bearing the Beretta name have been sold for almost 500 years. Beretta USA Corp. was founded in 1977 and supplies the standard sidearm to the U.S. Armed Forces. Today Beretta manufactures, distributes and markets a complete line of firearms, accessories and apparel. Beretta also owns and operates six retail Beretta Gallery stores worldwide. For additional information visit http://www.berettausa.com?ammoland.

Media Contact:
Karen Lutto (830) 755-4308 or [email protected]
Rebecca Etchen, Marketing Manager VIctory Shooter (301) 283-2191 ext. 1379 or [email protected]

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