Joshua Richmond

RichmondDate of Birth: 12/19/1985

Hometown: Hillsgrove, Pa.

Event: Men’s Double Trap

Twitter: @JoshuaRichmond4

Staff Sergeant Joshua Richmond's father won him his first shotgun at a trap competition when Josh’s mother was pregnant with him. He fired his first shot out of a shotgun at the age of 5 and began shooting competitively at the age of 11. Josh is currently a member of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Ga. and is taking online courses through Troy State University, studying general education.  Josh is among the leading Men's Double Trap shooters in the world.  He was on his high school basketball team and enjoys bass fishing, hunting, horseback riding and anything in the outdoors.  Part of USAMU's sport demonstration team, traveling around the country doing shooting demonstrations to raise sport and Army awareness on behalf of the USAMU.  Also part of the 'Impossible Shots' demonstration team for the television show Shooting USA 'Impossible Shots.' Married to wife Scharri and father to two boys, Tristan and Beaux.

Competition Highlights

  • 2016 Olympic Games, Eighth Place
  • 2016 World Cup San Marino, Gold Medalist
  • 2014 World Champion
  • 2014 World Cup Almaty, Silver Medalist
  • 2014 World Cup Tucson, Silver Medalist
  • 2013 National Championships, Gold Medalist
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 16th Place
  • 2012 National Championships, Silver Medalist
  • 2012 World Cup Tucson, Bronze Medalist
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Nominee
  • 2011 World Cup Sydney, Silver Medalist
  • 2011 World Cup Chile, Bronze Medalist
  • 2011 World Clay Target Championship Team
  • 2010 Fall Selection, Gold Medalist
  • 2010 World Championship, Gold Medalist & Team Gold Medal/Equaled World Record
  • 2010 National Championship, Silver Medalist
  • 2010 World Cup Acapulco, Gold Medalist
  • 2009 World Cup Munich, Gold Medalist
  • 2009 World Cup San Marino, Bronze Medalist
  • 2008 Fall Selection, Silver Medalist
  • 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials, 3rd Place
  • 2008 National Championship, Bronze Medalist
  • 2007 Pan American Games, Gold Medalist
  • 2007 World Cup Italy Gold Medalist
  • 2007 National Championship, Gold Medalist
  • 2007 World Clay Target Championship, Bronze Medalist
  • 2005 Championship of the Americas, Gold Medalist
  • 2005 World Championship, Junior Gold Medalist
  • 2005 National Championship, Gold Medalist