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Sweet Skeet Feat! Soldier Takes Olympic Gold, Sets Record

July 26, 2021 | BY DoD News

Join us in congratulating soldier-athlete Army 1st Lt. Amber English, who won the gold medal in the women's skeet shooting competition at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, breaking an Olympic record with 56 shots.

A female athlete smiles as hold a gold medal in her hand.
Gold Medalist
Army 1st Lt. Amber English holds her Gold Medal at the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo, July 26, 2021.
Photo By: Army photo
VIRIN: 210726-A-D0439-004
A female athlete smiles as holds the American flag.
Gold Medalist
Army 1st Lt. Amber English holds the American flag as she celebrates her Gold Medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, July 26, 2021.
Photo By: Army photo
VIRIN: 210726-A-D0439-003

An athlete smiles as she holds a rifle above her head.
Skeet Shooter
Army 1st Lt. Amber English holds her rifle above her head during the women's skeet shooting competition at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, July 26, 2021.
Photo By: Army photo
VIRIN: 210726-A-D0439-002
An athlete fires her weapon during a competition.
Skeet Shooter
Army 1st Lt. Amber English fires at a target during the women's skeet shooting competition at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, July 26, 2021.
Photo By: Army photo
VIRIN: 210726-A-D0439-001

In this video from 2019, English spoke about her training and all she's done to reach this goal.

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