IPC Shooting World Cup Spain Wrap-Up

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 9, 2011)

The USA Shooting Team wrapped up the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup in Alicante, Spain, with an appearance in the finals and multiple athletes achieving a minimum qualifying score (MQS). Sergeant First Class Josh Olson (Spokane, Wash.) finished in seventh place in R6 Mixed 50m Rifle Prone. Olson shot 586 qualifying points and 100.1 points in the final for 686.1 total points. Olson also captured a MQS for the R6 event. Teammate Kisha Makerney (Fort Townson, Okla.) fired 583 points in qualification and accomplished her first MQS for the R6 event. Mike Dickey (Trafford, Ala.) shot 570 points to achieve his second R6 MQS, which makes Dickey eligible for the London 2012 Paralympic Games if a quota is won or awarded. In order for an athlete to be eligible for the 2012 Paralympic Games, he or she must achieve two MQS scores in an IPC sanctioned event. USA Shooting Nationals and the IPC Shooting World Cup USA (October 3 to 9) are both IPC sanctioned events. Eric Hollen (Colorado Springs, Colo.) finished in twenty-fourth place in the P1 Men’s 10m Air Pistol event with 552 points.

To view all results, visit the Sius Ascor results page. For more information, please visit the IPC Shooting website.

Photo courtesy of Yuman Fong

Categories: IPC World Cup Alicante