USA – -(Ammoland.com)- With the pressure removed after securing an Olympic Team spot 17 days ago, Josh Richmond got back on track internationally by winning a gold medal in Double Trap Monday at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in San Marino.
Richmond (Hillsgrove, Pennsylvania) is hopeful this trip to the top of the podium is a sign of things to come just 65 days before he competes in his second Olympic Games. It’s the 12th World Cup medal and sixth victory of his career. His last World Cup victory came in 2014.
Richmond beat German shooter Andreas Loew, 29-28, in the gold-medal match to conclude a rain-soaked day. His quest for gold began after hitting 140 of 150 targets in Qualification. From there, he scored 28/30 targets in the Semifinal match and win a shoot-off against China’s Pan Qiang and join Loew to determine the top spot.
Richmond was perfect until the final pair in which victory had almost certainly been guaranteed. Loew, who had secured Germany’s Olympic berth just last …Read the Rest