October 2004

Short Shots: 10/04

U.S. Olympic Team Comes Home Light on Medals
It is no secret that USA Shooting had huge expectations for one of the most experienced Olympic Teams it has seen in a long time. With a goal of six medals going into the Games, USA Shooting wanted to reiterate just how strong this yearís team looked.

[IMGCAP(1)]But the Olympics are their own type of animal, one that canít be predicted or controlled. And although earning three Olympic medals ó two gold and one silver ó is a very successful showing for many countries, itís an underachievement for the United States.

USA Shooting had a few blatant disappointments throughout the very intense eight days of Olympic competition in Ath...

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