Fourteen Olympic quota places awarded in Guadalajara

12th Championship of the Americas · Guadalajara, MEX

The slots were delivered during the 12th Championship of the Americas, held in the Mexican city from the 1st to the 11th of November.

A total of 14 Olympic quota places for Tokyo 2020 were up for grabs at the 12th edition of the Championship of the Americas, the continental competition that took place in Guadalajara (MEX) from November 1st to November 11th.


It was the second international competition hosted by the Mexican city, after the first ISSF World Cup stage of the 2018 season went down in from the 1st to the 12th March.


For more information about the championship click here.


Here’s a detailed list of the athletes who secured the quota places:


10m Air Rifle Men

Dempster Christenson (USA)


50m Rifle 3 Positions Men

George Norton (USA)


10m Air Pistol Men

James Hall (USA)


25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men

Leuris Pupo (CUB)


Trap Men

Alessandro De Souza Ferreira (PER)

Jorge Martin Orozco Diaz (MEX)


Skeet Men

Frank Thompson (USA)


10m Air Rifle Women

Minden Miles (USA)


50m Rifle 3 Positions Women

Sarah Beard (USA)


10m Air Pistol Women

Lynda Kiejko (CAN)


25m Pistol Women

Alexis Lagan (USA)


Trap Women

Kayle Browning (USA)

Adriana Ruano Oliva (GUA)


Skeet Women

Francisca Crovetto Chadid (CHI)


The United States won a total of eight quota places, while Canada, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru secured one slot each.


Americas has a total of 38 quotas to deliver: 24 more will be given away at the 2019 Pan-American Games in Lima (PER). Sixty Olympic slots have already been awarded at the 52nd ISSF World Championship in Changwon (KOR).


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Marco Vettoretti