Colorado Springs, Colorado– The USA Shooting National Paralympic Team looks to add up to eight additional country quotas at the 2021 Lima World Shooting Para Sport (WSPS) World Cup June 13-18, 2021, in Lima, Peru. The World Cup is also the last chance to put athlete scores on file that will help determine the United States Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Team later this month.
USA Shooting Paralympic athletes Xiao Gong, McKenna Geer, Taylor Farmer, and JohnJoss have earned four country quotas so far with the potential for their teammates to earn more at World Cup Lima. The maximum number of quota spots for the Tokyo Paralympic Games per country is 12. Current quota spots include: one quota for P3 – Mixed 25m Pistol SH1; one quota for R3 – Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1; one quota for R4- Mixed 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2; and one quota for R6 – Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1.
All 11 USA Shooting National Paralympic Team Members- Jazmin Almlie, Stetson Bardfield, Taylor Farmer, McKenna Geer, Xiao Gong, John Joss, Robert Beach, Marco De La Rosa, Tricia Downing, Kevin Nguyen, and Mike Tagliapietra will attend WSPS World Cup Lima.
Below is a breakdown of International Paralympic Shooting events:
R1- Men’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1
R2- Women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1
R3- Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1
R4- Mixed 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2
R5- Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2
R6- Mixed 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1
R7- Men’s 50m Free Rifle 3×40 SH1
R8- Women’s 50m Sport Rifle 3×20 SH1
P1- Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1
P2- Women’s 10m Air Pistol SH1
P3- Mixed 25m Sport Pistol SH1
P4- Mixed 50m Free Pistol SH1
About USA Shooting
USA Shooting, a 501c3 non-profit corporation, was chartered by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the sport of shooting in April 1995. The organization implements and manages development programs and sanctions events at the local, state, regional, and national levels.
Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center, USA Shooting has a full-time staff dedicated to furthering the sport and supporting athletes and members of the organization. The organization has a USA Shooting News magazine publication, as well as public and member specific web sites.