Hancock shoots for US Olympic skeet sweep

Published July 31, 2012

| Associated Press

Vincent Hancock of the United States has won the gold medal in the men's skeet competition at the London Olympics, his second straight.

It gives the U.S. a skeet sweep, after Kimberly Rhode won the women's competition earlier this week.

Hancock clinched the gold on his next-to-last shot, and missed only twice in 150 tries on Tuesday. Anders Golding of Denmark finished two targets back to win the silver, and Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiya won a shoot-off over Russia's Valery Shomin for the bronze.

Hancock topped his own Olympic record by hitting 123 targets in qualifying earlier Tuesday, and was a perfect 25-for-25 in the medal round to wrap up the gold.

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