USA Shooting to Host Annual 3 X Air Match December 5-7
COLORADO SPRINGS, Co – -(OutdoorWire.com)- Approximately 220 rifle and pistol airgun shooters from across the United States as well as Canada, France, Great Britain, South Africa and Sweden will gather at the U.S. Olympic Shooting Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., December 5-7 to compete at the 2008 USA Shooting 3 X Air Match.
Identical competitions will take place in rifle and pistol with finals matches closing out each day of competition. This three-day event will serve as a qualifier for the Bavarian Airgun Match in Munich, Germany, which will be held in January.
Among the athletes competing will be two-time Olympian Jason Turner (Rochester, N.Y./Colorado Springs, Colo.), who is the 2008 Olympic bronze medalist in Men’s Air Pistol. Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center Resident Athletes and 2008 Olympians Jamie Beyerle (Lebanon, Pa.) and Emily Caruso (Fairfield, Conn.) will be competing in the Women’s Air Rifle event. Vying for titles in pistol will be 2008 Olympians Brian Beaman (Selby, S.D.) and Brenda Shinn (Riverside, Calif.).
A full match schedule as well as complete results throughout the competition can be found by visiting USA Shooting’s website at www.usashooting.org.
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