Federal Ammunition Sponsored Shooter Austen Smith Wins Gold at the ISSF World Cup in Baku

Federal Ammunition Sponsored Shooter Austen Smith Wins Gold at the ISSF World Cup in Baku

Federal Ammunition congratulates sponsored shooter Austen Smith for winning Gold at the ISSF World Cup, May 1-12, 2024, in Baku, Azerbaijan, in Women’s Skeet. Additionally, Smith and her teammate Conner Prince advanced to the Bronze medal match in Mixed Team Skeet, however they lost to a team from Australia by one target.

Earlier this year, Smith secured a spot on the 2024 USA Shooting Women’s Skeet team, headed to the summer games in Paris, during the Shotgun Selection Match at the Tucson Trap and Skeet Club in Tucson, Arizona held this past March. This will be Smith’s second appearance at the summer games. She was the youngest member of the 2021 USA Shooting team in Tokyo where she finished 10th place.

“We congratulate Austen Smith for winning gold at this prestigious match. And we congratulate all our sponsored shooters for their exceptional performances year-round,” said Jason Nash, Federal’s Vice President of Marketing. “They are extremely accomplished and work hard to compete for our country on the world’s greatest stage. We can’t wait to watch them compete and represent our great country in Paris this summer.”

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Press Release Contact: JJ Reich

Senior Manager – Press Relations


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