Olympic Team Spotlight - Elizabeth (Libby) Callahen

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    Elizabeth (Libby) Callahen
    Pistol National Team


    Personal Specs
    Date of Birth: 2/25/52
    Birthplace: Columbia, SC
    Hometown: Columbia, SC
    Resides: Pawley’s Island, SC
    Event(s): Air Pistol, 25m Sporter Pistol

    Performance Short List
    2004 Olympian in sport and air pistol (19th and 30th place, respectively).
    1992 and 1996 Olympian in sport pistol (37th and 23rd place, respectively).
    Finished first place in women’s sport pistol and third in women’s air pistol at the 2006 National Championships
    Won the bronze medal in women’s air pistol at the 2005 World Cup USA.
    Finished fifth in women’s air and second in women’s sport at the 2005 National Championships
    Winner of a quota slot at the 2002 World Championships, in women’s sport, by finishing seventh in that event in Lahti, Finland.

    Sights On Beijing

    Elizabeth, a 1970 graduate from Cardinal Newman High School, retired as a lieutenant in the patrol department with the Washington, D.C. Police Force. After learning to shoot with the D.C. police department in 1980, she went o¬n to become a five-time women's police revolver champion and a four-time women's police service revolver champion. At age 52, Libby had the distinction of being the oldest U.S. Olympian at the 2004 Olympic Games. Her hobbies include gardening and baking.

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