Name: Lucas Kozeniesky
Sport: Shooting
Discipline(s): Rifle Shooting
Event(s): 10-meter Air Rifle, Mixed Team 10-meter Air Rifle
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
DOB: 5/31/1995
Birthplace: Metairie, La.
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Robinson Secondary School (Fairfax, Va.) ‘13
College: North Carolina State University ‘17, Sport Management
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020); one-time Olympic medalist (1 silver)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, silver (10-meter air rifle mixed team), 6th (10-meter air rifle)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 21st (10-meter air rifle)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – silver (50 team rifle prone), 15th (50 rifle prone), 18th (mixed team 10 air rifle), 27th (50 rifle three-position), 57th (10 air rifle)
  • Years of participation: 2014, 2018
  • Medals: 1 (1 silver)
  • Silver – 2018 (50 team rifle prone)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Pan American Games, 1st (10-meter air rifle), 2nd (mixed team air)
Personal: Son of Craig and Helen Kozeniesky...Married to Blair Gruendl…Started shooting in 2009...Became the first Wolfpack All-American since 1975, and in 2016, and became the first shooter from North Carolina State University to compete at the Olympic Games Rio 2016…Opened his own shooting consultation business focused on supporting youth athletes…Hobbies include video games, working out, spending time with friends and competitive shooting.