Nick Mowrer has won the (nomination for the) final US Olympic Team position in Free Pistol, according to the USA-Shooting Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/USA-Shooting-National-Governing-Body-for-Olympic-Shooting-Sports/128642863915. The nomination is made based on the athlete’s performance over several competitions.
Note: If you want to find the above page on your own, be sure to include the hyphen “-” in “USA-Shooting” when doing the search at Facebook.
Results are available as an Excel spreadsheet at the USA Shooting website (http://www.usashooting.org/7-events/match-information) in the “2012 19th Annual USASNC RP/Smallbore Olympic Team Trials” section.
And an article with pictures is at http://www.usashooting.org/news/2012/6/2/252-szarenski-and-mowrer-to-represent-the-usa-in-mens-50m-free-pistol-in-london.
Here are the top eight finishers:
Some notable data points:
- John Zurek shot a 555 in today’s 600 putting him third in that competition just 4 points behind Daryl Szarenski at 559 and three behind Brian Beaman’s 558,
- And John fired a 98.0 in today’s final ranking him second in the final after Nick Mowrer’s 100.2, and
- Jay Shi (Phoenix Rod and Gun Club) finished 14th overall.
Congratulations to all for an extremely well executed three days of competition!