Name: Vincent Hancock
Sport: Shooting
Discipline(s): Shotgun Shooting
Event(s): Skeet
Height: 5-8
Weight: 175
DOB: 3/19/1989
Birthplace: Port Charlotte, Fla.
Hometown: Eatonton, Ga.
High School: Gatewood High School (Eatonton, Ga.) ‘07
College: Troy University ‘14, Business Management
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020); Three-time Olympic medalist (3 gold)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold (skeet)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 15th (skeet)
  • Olympic Games London 2012, gold (skeet)
  • Olympic Games Beijing 2008, gold (skeet)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – gold (skeet)
  • Years of participation: 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018
  • Medals: 5 (4 golds, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2018 (skeet); 2015 (skeet); 2009 (skeet); 2005 (skeet)
  • Bronze – 2007 (skeet)
Personal: Son of Craig and Susan Hancock...Has one brother, Matthew, and one sister, Joanie...Married his wife, Rebekah, on May 31, 2008...Has two daughters, Bailey and Brenlyn...Father was a competitive shooter and inspired him to begin shooting competitively at age 11...Career goal is to run a successful shooting academy...Former sergeant in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit...Earned the National Defense Service Medal, The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon and the Distinguished International Shooter Badge...Interests include playing golf, hunting and fishing...Volunteers at the Scholastic Clay Target Program and the Youth Target Foundation to promote the sport of shooting to youth....In 2005, at age 16, Hancock won his first World Championship title in Men’s Skeet and went on to win the prestigious International Shooting Sport Federation’s Shooter of the Year award...First Olympic Skeet shooter to win gold medals in the same event in consecutive Olympic Games (Bejing 2008, London 2012)...Earning his fourth World Championship title in 2018, he is the first person ever to win four World titles in Men’s Skeet...Two-time Olympic champion, four-time World Champion, 16-time World Cup medalist