Colorado Springs, CO -(AmmoLand.com)- Two-time Olympian and 2008 Olympic bronze medalist Corey Cogdell-Unrein (Eagle River, Alaska) kept the shotgun success rolling for the USA Shooting Team with a bronze-medal performance Friday at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) in Gabala, Azerbaijan.
U.S. athletes have earned hardware in four of the five shotgun events thus far including two gold (Men’s Skeet & Double Trap), silver (Women’s Skeet) and the latest medal in the prolific career of Cogdell-Unrein who now owns seven World Cup medals. Today’s bronze pairs nicely with the gold she earned to begin the season in Acapulco, Mexico. This is the first time she’s double medaled in a season since she began shooting World Cups in 2007.
Given this year’s success, the Alaskan native has earned enough points (34) through USA Shooting’s Olympic Points System to make her eligible for nomination to her third straight Olympic Team. However, the U.S. has not earned the second quota in Women’s Trap which would put that scenario into effect. If the second quota isn’t earned, then athletes would have to earn the lone Olympic nomination through the Trials system in place for selection.
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