Accokeek, MD Team Beretta shooters recently achieved five podium finishes during the 2021 World FITASC Sporting Clay Shooting Championship in Galgamácsa, Hungary.
Team Beretta members in attendance at this competition included junior team members Joseph Fanizzi, Meagan Harrington, and Dominic Gross.
Fanizzi, who shoots with a Beretta A400 Xcel Sporting Black Edition, achieved a runner-up podium finish in the Open category with an exceptional score of 190 out of 200 targets, following a close shoot-out with the ultimate World FITASC champion Gael Poinsot of France. Fanizzi’s performance also secured him a subsequent Junior World FITASC Champion and a Junior Team gold medal alongside fellow USA teammates Todd Hitch and Karen Shedd.
Harrington, shooting with a Beretta 694, obtained her first career World FITASC Ladies Champion podium title with a superb score of 177 out of 200 targets, besting her nearest competitor by a margin of 10 targets.
Gross, who shoots with a Beretta SO5, rounded out the junior team podium sweep and brought home a Men’s Team bronze medal alongside his fellow USA teammates Brad Kidd, Jr., Gebben Miles, and David Radulovich.
Team Beretta shooters will continue their season at the upcoming 2021 North Central Regional Championship at Game Unlimited Hunting Club in Hudson, WI, from August 10-15, 2021.
Team Beretta, founded in the early 1980s, is a team of professional shooters of various ages and experiences that compete as Brand Ambassadors for Beretta USA in the fields of trap, skeet, sporting clay, pistol, 3-gun, and precision long-range competitive shooting. Since 1977, Beretta has led the way in all forms of competitive shooting sports and continues to strive for excellence. During the 2016 Olympic Games, Team Beretta shooters took ten out of the possible fifteen podiums in trap, double trap, and skeet shooting events. Team Beretta competes not only at the highest professional levels as well as national and regional competitions, but our shooters also mentor and train future competitors.
Beretta, established in 1526, is the oldest industrial dynasty in the world, tracing its roots through 15 generations of continuous family ownership. Firearms bearing the Beretta name have been sold for almost 500 years. Beretta USA Corp. was founded in 1977 and provided the most widely deployed sidearm throughout the U.S. Armed Forces. Today, Beretta manufactures, distributes, and markets a complete line of firearms, accessories, and apparel. Beretta also owns and operates six retail Beretta Gallery stores worldwide. For additional information, visit www.Beretta.com.
Pictured (left to right) – Dominic Gross, Meagan Harrington, Joseph Fanizzi.
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