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Vincent Hancock is focused and aims his rifle before shooting
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Vincent Hancock is on the mark for back-to-back gold medals

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Defending champion Vincent Hancock, a member of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, hit an Olympic record 123 of 125 targets in qualifying and then was perfect on 25 shots in the final as he won his second consecutive gold medal in men’s skeet shooting at London 2012.

“Getting married, I’ve had two children and those are by far the highlights of my life, but going to the Olympics and being part of something so much bigger than myself,” Hancock said. “I’m not just representing myself and my sport, but I’m representing the United States of America and the American people and soldiers as well.”

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