Matthew Rawlings

USA Shooting

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Rifle National Team  
 
Date of Birth: 9/5/1984
Birthplace: Wharton, TX
Hometown: Wharton, TX
Event(s): Air Rifle, Three-Position Rifle, Prone Rifle
 
Competition Highlights
  • 2007 Pan American Games silver medalist in air rifle
  • 2007 National Championship bronze medalist in air rifle
  • 2006 World Championships team member
  • 2005 National Record Holder in air rifle
  • 2004 and 2005 NCAA National Champion in smallbore rifle
 
Personal

Matthew started shooting in 4-H when he was nine years old. He made the National Development Team in 2000 by winning the Junior Olympic Rifle Championships in Air. In 2001, he made the National Team in Air at the National Championships. Matthew joined the University of Alaska at Fairbanks' shooting team in 2003. He graduated in 2007 with a degree in Technology and Aviation and a minor in Business.

 
Did You Know?

Matthew is currently living at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs as a resident athlete. In his free time, he likes hanging out with his friends, cross country skiing and he ran his first marathon in September of 2005.