Pistol National Team  
2008 U.S. Olympic Team Member in Women's Sport Pistol
 
Date of Birth: 2/25/52
Birthplace: Columbia, SC
Hometown: Columbia, SC
Event(s): Air Pistol, Sport Pistol
 
Competition Highlights
  • 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Shooting (Smallbore), second place in Women's Sport Pistol, qualifying for a spot on the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team
  • 2007 National Champion (sport), second (air)
  • 2006 National Champion (sport), third (air)
  • 2005 World Cup USA, bronze (air)
  • 2004 Olympian in sport and air pistol (19th and 30th place, respectively).
  • 1992 and 1996 Olympian in sport pistol (37th and 23rd place, respectively).
  • Finished first place in women's sport pistol and third in women's air pistol at the 2006 National Championships
  • Won the bronze medal in women's air pistol at the 2005 World Cup USA.
  • Finished fifth in women's air and second in women's sport at the 2005 National Championships
  • Winner of a quota slot at the 2002 World Championships, in women's sport, by finishing seventh in that event in Lahti, Finland.
 
Personal

Elizabeth, a 1970 graduate from Cardinal Newman High School, retired as a lieutenant in the patrol department with the Washington, D.C. Police Force. After learning to shoot with the D.C. police department in 1980, she went o¬n to become a five-time women's police revolver champion and a four-time women's police service revolver champion. At age 52, Libby had the distinction of being the oldest U.S. Olympian at the 2004 Olympic Games. Her hobbies include gardening and baking.

 
Did You Know?

Elizabeth "Libby" Callahan is the most experienced shooter on the U.S. Women's National Pistol Team. With her Olympic experience, she is leading the pack of pistol shooters who have what it takes to travel to Beijing in 2008. She is currently the top U.S. shooter in her events.