Soldiers in Olympic shooting events


Army Sgt. Glenn Eller and Staff Sgt. Joshua Richmond failed to qualify in Thursday’s men’s double trap event at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London, according to the London 2012 website. Eller scored 126 to place 22nd, and Richmond scored 131 to place 16th. The top six shooters qualified with scores ranging from 137 to 143.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Keith Sanderson is scheduled to compete Friday in the second qualification of the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event.

Army Sgt. Glenn Eller shoots during pre-event training at an Olympics shooting venue in London on Wednesday. (Rebecca Blackwell / The Associated Press)


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