USA Beats France For World Skeet Title

USA Beats France For World Skeet Title

The ISSF World Championship Shotgun showdown hosted in Lonato, Italy, the has been won!

The Skeet Men Gold-medal match turned into a top-level battle between France’s Anthony Terras and USA’s Vincent Hancock, with the latter prevailing over Terras after a breathtaking shoot-off. Both athletes, in fact, shuttered 16-out-of-16 final targets, and it took 8 more to witness the first mistake and award the World Championship title to Hancock.

Original story at issf-sports.org

LONATO - SEPTEMBER 17: (L-R) Silver medalist Anthony TERRAS of France, Gold medalist Vincent HANCOCK of the United States of America and Bronze medalist Gabriele ROSSETTI of Italy pose with their medals after the Skeet Men Finals at the Olympic Shooting Range "Trap Concaverde" during Day 7 of the ISSF World Championship Shotgun on September 17, 2015 in Lonato, Italy. (Photo by Nicolo Zangirolami)

LONATO – SEPTEMBER 17: (L-R) Silver medalist Anthony TERRAS of France, Gold medalist Vincent HANCOCK of the United States of America and Bronze medalist Gabriele ROSSETTI of Italy pose with their medals after the Skeet Men Finals at the Olympic Shooting Range “Trap Concaverde” during Day 7 of the ISSF World Championship Shotgun on September 17, 2015 in Lonato, Italy. (Photo by Nicolo Zangirolami)

 

Lead photo: SEPTEMBER 17: Gold medalist Vincent HANCOCK of the United States of America competes in the Skeet Men Finals at the Olympic Shooting Range “Trap Concaverde” during Day 7 of the ISSF World Championship Shotgun on September 17, 2015 in Lonato, Italy. (Photo by Nicolo Zangirolami)

 

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