Dominic Grazioli

Shooting

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Shotgun National Team  
2008 U.S. Olympic Team Member in Men's Trap
 
Date of Birth: 2/4/1964
Birthplace: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
Event(s): Trap
 
Competition Highlights
  • 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Shooting (Shotgun), second place in Men's Trap, qualifying for a spot on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team
  • Member of the National Team from 1994-present
  • Finished in third place at the 2004 Fall Selection Match in men's trap, winning a place on the 2005 National Team
  • Silver medalist in double trap at the 2002 Fall Selection Match
  • Gold medalist and quota place winner at 2002 World Cup Santo Domingo in trap
  • 2nd at the 2002 National Championships in trap
  • Bronze medalist in the 2001 World Cup Final, Doha, Qatar
  • 2001 World Cup Brazil, Gold Medal in Trap
  • 2001 World Cup Korea, Silver Medal in trap
  • Fourth place in trap at 1999 World Championships
  • 1998 gold in trap, bronze in double trap at Brunei World Cup
  • Silver medalist in trap at 1997 Championship of the Americas
  • Silver medal in trap at 1997 Cyprus World Cup
  • Bronze in trap at 1997 Lonato (Italy) World Cup. Competed at 1997 World Cup Final
  • Gold medal in trap (and tied national record at 295 of 300) at 1997 National Championships
  • Gold medalist in trap at 1996 Peru World Cup
  • Alternate in trap to the 1996 Olympic team
  • Silver medal in trap at 1995 U.S. Olympic Festival
  • Bronze medal in trap at 1996 National Championships
  • Bronze medalist in trap at 1994 Nationals
  • Air Force athlete of the year 1996 and 1998
 
Personal

Dominic serves as a major in the Air Force at Lackland AFB. His father encouraged his shooting when he was young, hoping he would follow in the footsteps of his grandfather, a top pigeon shooter in the early 1900s.

 
Did You Know?

Dominic tied the then-national record of 295/300 at the 1997 National Championships and the next year won gold and bronze medals at the same World Cup.