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Canadian Target Shooters take two medals at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival

2013-01-18

At the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival underway in Sydney, Australia, two of Canada’s most promising youth target shooters have shown the world they are ready to compete.

Fifteen year old Aerial Arthur of Saskatoon, SK captured a silver medal in the women’s 50 metre, 3-position rifle event on January 17th.

Eighteen year old Jeremy Gyoerick of Prince Albert, SK won the bronze medal in men’s rapid fire pistol earlier today.

Nine countries are competing in the Olympic shooting events at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF), an international multi-sport event organized by the Australian Olympic Committee January 16 to 20, 2013. It has been held biennially since its first successful event in 2001.

For more information, visit the Australian Youth Olympic Festival 2013 website at http://ayof2013.olympics.com.au/.

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