Shooter Kim Rhode Makes Olympic History

Five-time Olympic medalist Kim Rhode
Five-time Olympic medalist Kim Rhode

London, England –-( Otis Technology is proud to sponsor Olympic skeet shooter, Kim Rhode. On Sunday, July 29th, Kim captured the gold medal in skeet shooting at the 2012 London Olympics.

She broke an impressive 99/100 clays. Not only did Rhode win the gold, but she tied the world record, broke the Olympic record of 93/100, (held by her and two others), and made Olympic history by becoming the first American in an individual sport to win a medal in five consecutive Olympics.

Rhode’s Olympic debut was back in 1996 in Atlanta, starting off her Olympic career with gold. She also became the youngest female gold medalist in the history of Olympic shooting. In Sydney 2000 she took home a bronze followed by a gold in Athens 2004 and a silver in Beijing 2008.

Otis Technology has sponsored Rhode since 2009. “We were impressed with Kim from the very beginning. From her passion for shooting sports to her humble attitude, she fits in well with our company. She is committed to sharing our sport with the next generation. This huge win by Kim is the springboard this industry needs to increase involvement in shooting sports” remarks Len Nelson, VP of Sales & Marketing for Otis.

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