CRPC Member Going to Rio Olympics
CRPC member Lynda Kiejko has been nominated by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and the Shooting Federation of Canada (SFC) to represent Team Canada at the Rio 2016 Olympic games, August 5th - 21st, 2016.
View the official press release at press.olympic.ca
Lynda Kjieko carries on a family tradition this August as she makes her Olympic debut in Rio.
Lynda’s late father Bill Hare competed in the Games in 1964, 1968 and in 1972, while her sister Dorothy competed in London in 2012.
Lynda won a spot for Canada at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, with a Gold medal in Women’s Air Pistol. She went on to win a second Gold medal in 25m Pistol at the Pan Am Games.
Lynda was named to the Canadian Olympic Team this May after earning her spot during the 2016 ISSF World Cup in Rio.
Competition dates For Lynda in Rio are as follows:
Sunday, August 6:
09:00 09:5010m Air Pistol Women (Q)
11:0010m Air Pistol Women (F)
Tuesday August 8:
09:00 - 11:3025m Pistol Women - Precision
12:00 - 14:0025m Pistol Women - Rapid fire
15:3025m Pistol Women Finals