By Brittany Nelson, USAS Public Relations & Communications Manager
COLO SPRGS, CO (Oct. 25, 2022) – USA Shooting Paralympic athletes are gearing up for the 2022 World Shooting Para Sport World Championships in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3-18.
This will be the first competition where athletes can earn Paralympic quotas for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.
The Paralympic World Championship team members are as follows:
Yan Xiao Gong, P1: Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1, P3: Mixed 25m Pistol SH1, and P4: Mixed 50m Pistol SH1
Marco De La Rosa, P1: Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 and P3: Mixed 25m Pistol SH1
Michael Tagliapietra, P1: Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 and P3: Mixed 25m Pistol SH1
Madison Champion, R4: Mixed 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 and R5: Mixed 10m Rifle Prone SH2
Jazmin Almlie-Ryan, R4: Mixed 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2, R5: Mixed 10m Rifle Prone SH2, and R9: Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH2
Kevin Nguyen, R3: Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 and R6: Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1
Nick Beach, R3: Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 and R6: Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1
John Joss, R6: Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1
Although Paralympic Trap is not an official Paralympic Games event, USA Shooting will have athletes competing in the event with the hopes of helping it through the process of being added to the Games.
Women’s Paralympic Trap
Sophia Bultema, PT3 Mixed Team
Brandy Elrod, PT3 Mixed Team
Becky Noble, PT1 Mixed Team
Men’s Paralympic Trap
Jose Martinez Pico, PT2 Mixed Team
Samuel Rudloff, PT3 Mixed Team
This will be Brenda Silva’s first competition as USA Shooting’s new Paralympic coach and manager.
Follow @USAShooting to stay updated with competition results.