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Elisabeta Nishica


Pistol National Team
Three-Time European Championships medalist 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Hopeful
Date of Birth: 02/13/1958
Birthplace: Tirana, Albania
Hometown: Acworth, Ga.
Event(s): Air Pistol, Sport Pistol
Competition Highlights
    • 2007 U.S. National Championships Silver Medalist in sport pistol • 1993 Mediterranean Games Silver Medalist in both sport and air pistol • 1979 Gold Medalist at European Championships, in Frankfurt, West Germany, in sport pistol • 1978 Silver Medalist at European Championships, in Hammelina, Finland, in sport pistol • 1977 Silver Medalist at European Championships, in Rome, Italy, in sport pistol
Elisabeta started shooting when she was 16 years old. She is married with 2 children, and her husband is also a shooter. In 1984, she graduated from State University of Albania with a B.A. degree in Finance, Accounting. The "International Master" was awarded to her in 1983 in Romania by ISSF, known at that time as UIT.
Did You Know?
This is Elisabeta's first year on our National Team, but she was previously on the Albania National Team for 20 years.