Katerina Emmons Named 2008 International Female Shooter of the Year
Czech Republic – -(ShootingWire.com)- International Shooters of the Year. Katerina Emmons, the wife of U. S. shooter Matt Emmons, was selected by a panel of international shooting sports journalists as the 2008 International Female Shooter of the Year.
Katerina Emmons, who competes for the Czech Republic, won gold and silver medals in the Beijing Olympic Games in woman’s air rifle and three-position small bore rifle. She also established two world records during her outstanding year of competition. Korean pistol shooter Jin Jong Oh was selected as the 2009 Male International Shooter of the Year. Jin won gold and silver medals in Beijing in the men’s free pistol and air pistol events. Matt Emmons finished second in the journalists’ voting for male shooter of the year. USA skeet Olympic gold medalist Vince Hancock was third in the voting. A full report on the International Shooters of the Year and the vote totals is posted on the ISSF website at http://www.issf-shooting.org/default.aspx?mode=issf-sports&menu=99&mod=emag&pane=10. Katerina and Matt Emmons are now looking forward to the birth of their first child in April.
International Shooters of the Year. Katerina Emmons, the wife of U. S. shooter Matt Emmons, was selected by a panel of international shooting sports journal ists as the 2008 International Female Shooter of the Year.
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