Arkansas’ Kayle Browning Wins Silver Medal at Olympics
Kayle Browning, a Faulkner County native, won a silver medal in trap shooting for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics Thursday.
Browning missed three of her first four shots, but then found a groove and hit 19 straight. She then missed two more, and closed out hitting the mark on 14 of her last 15 shots. Zuzana Stefecekova, of Slovakia, won gold.
Kayle talking to her family back home in Arkansas after her big win.
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The silver medal is the first Olympic silverware Browning has won in her illustrious career. She was an alternate in the 2012 Olympics but did not compete. In 2018, she earned a bronze medal at the ISSF World Shooting Championships.
Browning went to Greenbrier High School and attended the University of Central Arkansas.