Name: Brenda Silva (nee Shinn)
Discipline: Pistol
Event: Air
Height: 5-1
Weight: 160
DOB: 1/1/1962
Birthplace: Redondo Beach, Calif.
Hometown: Snowflake, Ariz.
High School: 
Fountain Valley High School (Fountain Valley, Calif.)
College: Chapman University '99, Criminal Justice

Olympic Highlights:

  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, 37th (air)

Daughter of William and Linda Martin...Married to Antone Silva...Has one son, Kenneth...Learned to shoot in the Orange County Sheriff's Police Explorer Program in 1979...Won the 1980 National Police Explorer Pistol Match and was invited to train at the U.S. Olympic Training Center...Works full time as a lieutenant with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

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