November 2, 2009

Jeff Holguin Wins Bronze at Shotgun World Cup Final

BEIJING, China – Jeff Holguin (Yorba Linda, Calif.), a 2008 Olympian and 2009 World Championship silver medalist, earned the bronze medal in Men’s Double Trap at the ISSF World Cup Final for Shotgun in Beijing.

Shooting on the same range where he finished in fourth place at the 2008 Olympic Games, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) member Holguin was tied for first place at 144 targets with Chinese shooters Mo Jiunjie and 2008 Olympic bronze medallist Hu Binyuan going into today’s final.

Holguin and Binyuan each shot 42 out of 50 targets in the final and ended the match tied at 186 hits. In the shoot-off for the silver medal, Holguin, who shot first, missed a target on his second pair, winning bronze with a total score of 186+3 targets and leaving Hu Binyuan the silver medal with 186+4 hits.

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