Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Team Beretta Shooter Opens the Season with Podium Honors

(Accokeek, MD) Team Beretta shooter, Joseph Fanizzi, recently achieved podium honors in 6 different events at two regional competitions.

Fanizzi joined Team Beretta as a junior team member at the end of last year and has recently begun competing with his new Beretta A400 Xcel Sporting Black Edition shotgun.

At last week’s 2019 Krieghoff Classic, Fanizzi attained 4 podium honors in the Main, 5-Stand, Preliminary, and Super Sporting events in the sub-junior category.

Fanizzi topped the podium in the main event with a score of 188 targets out of 200, beating his nearest competitor by 21 targets.

He also won two additional top honors in the 5-Stand and Preliminary events and a runner-up podium finish in the Super Sporting event with scores of 91/100 and 43/50 targets, respectively.

This past weekend, Fanizzi attended the 2019 Caribbean Classic and obtained two sub-junior champion honors in the main and 5-Stand events with scores of 180 out 200 targets and 44 out of 50 targets, respectively.

Fanizzi will join the rest of his teammates at the upcoming 2019 Gator Cup competition, which is held at the Quail Creek Plantation in Okeechobee, FL from February 12-17, 2019.

About Team Beretta:

Team Beretta, founded in the early 1980s, is a team of professional shooters of various ages and experience that compete as Brand Ambassadors for Beretta USA in the fields of trap, skeet, sporting clay, pistol, 3-gun, and precision long range competitive shooting. Since 1977, Beretta has led the way in all forms of competitive shooting sports and continues to strive for excellence. During the 2016 Olympic Games, Team Beretta shooters took ten out of the possible fifteen podiums in trap, double trap, and skeet shooting events. Team Beretta competes not only at the highest professional levels as well as national and regional competitions, but our shooters also mentor and train future competitors.

Beretta, established in 1526, is the oldest industrial dynasty in the world tracing its roots through 15 generations of continuous family ownership. Firearms bearing the Beretta name have been sold for almost 500 years. Beretta USA Corp. was founded in 1977 and supplies the standard sidearm to the U.S. Armed Forces. Today, Beretta manufactures, distributes, and markets a complete line of firearms, accessories, and apparel. Beretta also owns and operates six retail Beretta Gallery stores worldwide. For additional information, visit www.Beretta.com.


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Kimberlee Eveland


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