Alana Townsend

Date of Birth:

Birthplace: Kalispell, Mont.

Hometown: Kalispell, Mont.

Event: Women's 10m Air Pistol

Townsend got her start in the sport shooting Sporter Air Rifle in 2003 when she was nine years old. Switched to Air Pistol in 2010, when she was 12.  She shot the State Qualifier match for the Junior Olympics and competed in Colorado Springs that same year where she finished second overall, earning an automatic invite onto the Junior Team. 

Currently attends North Dakota State Univeristy and is a member of the school's pistol team.  She's pursuing a degree in Agriculture Business and hopes to manage her family's farm in the future. 

Competition Highlights

  • 2014 Bavarian Airgun Championships, 8th
  • 2013 National Junior Olympic Champion
  • 2013 Winter Airgun Championships, 4th Overall
  • 2013 World Cup USA, 35th
  • 2012 National Junior Olympic Championships, 2nd
  • 2012 USA Shooting National Championships, 3rd (Junior)
  • 2011 Shooting Hope Games, 11th
  • 2011 USA Shooting National Championships, 2nd (Junior)
  • 2011 National Junior Olympic Championships, 4th