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 09:50||10m Air Pistol Women (Q)|
|11:00||10m Air Pistol Women (F)|
Tuesday August 8:
|09:00 - 11:30||25m Pistol Women - Precision|
|12:00 - 14:00||25m Pistol Women - Rapid fire|
|15:30||25m Pistol Women Finals|
The 2016 Canadian National Pistol Championships will be held from July 31, 2016 to and including August 7, 2016 at the Pan American Shooting Range, 5206 - 5 Sideroad, Cookstown, Ontario, Canada.
Please note that the Centre Fire and Standard events will take place at the Sharon Gun Club located at 18255 Kennedy Rd, Sharon, Ontario.
Please visit the SFC website for a link to the Match Notice and registration form.