Posted April 12, 2018 12:35 pm by Comments

By AmmoLand Editor Duncan Johnson

Elijah Ellis will be firing in the Men's Three-Position event, along with Chance Cover. Ellis is no stranger to high-pressure competition – having earned a gold medal for the USA in the Czech Republic Olympic Hopefuls Match in 2013.
Men’s Three-Position Rifle Competition Wraps at National Junior Olympics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado-( The Men’s Rifle competition at the National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships (NJOSC) wrapped today with the Three-Position Rifle event. The top Juniors from across the country were on hand to battle for medals, coveted National Junior Team slots, as well as the chance to represent the United States at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Championship later this summer in Changwon, South Korea.

Taking top honors by 15 selection points and just two days shy of his 18th birthday was Peter Fiori, Jr. (Lebanon, New Jersey). Over the two days of Qualification, Fiori shot two, world-class, Junior-level scores of 1161 and 1160. Though he didn’t need the additional points, he capped things off with a win in the lone Final for an additional eight points.

“I came in with high hopes and I was pretty confident in myself so I guess it paid off!” Fiori said. “Definitely more confident than I was last year [where I finished fourth]. The last couple years I focused on what the score was going to be, but this time I just focused on shooting. It doesn’t matter what the score is, …Read the Rest

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