Posted September 14, 2015 2:01 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Morgan Craft

Morgan Craft Secures Olympic Team Nomination

Morgan Craft
USA Shooting
USA Shooting

Colorado Springs, CO -(AmmoLand.com)- Women’s Skeet athletes from the U.S. will be bringing back a lot of hardware from the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shotgun World Championship as Morgan Craft (pictured) and Caitlin Connor went gold/silver respectively in the Open division and Sydney Carson and Dania Vizzi took silver/bronze in the Junior division today in Lonato, Italy.

The competition in the Open division couldn’t have been more intense as the gold-medal match turned into an American faceoff for not only for a gold medal, but also a nomination to the 2016 Olympic Team via the USA Shooting points system.

Craft (Muncy Valley, Pennsylvania) and Connor (Winnfield, Louisiana) fought their way to the gold-medal match through a three-way shoot off with eventual bronze medalist Ning Wei of China. Once in the gold-medal match, Craft and Connor were tied right up until the second-to-last pair of targets. On the final pair, Connor missed both targets, leaving the door open for Craft who would hit both to take the gold medal, 15 – 13. The win also secured Craft the nomination to the Team for the 2016 Olympic Games in …read more

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