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Allen secures Rio quota place with World Champs skeet silver

Elena Allen admitted she had to pinch herself in amazement as she picked up a women’s skeet silver medal at the Shooting World Championships in ...

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Newenham delighted with Allen and co’s success at worlds

Two-time Olympian Elena Allen enjoyed individual and team success at the ISSF Shotgun World Championships – with athlete high performance manage...

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Geikie leaves room for improvement

British shooter Georgina Geikie hopes the experience of the 10-metre air pistol competition will stand her in good stead for her favoured event....

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McIntosh hopes for lucky socks boost

Great Britain's Jennifer McIntosh admits she may have to dig out her lucky purple socks next week after she failed to make the final of the 10m ...

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Medal Record

London 2012
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  • 0 Bronze

Biography

 

At 42 yearsold Allen is one of Team GB’s most experienced shooters. In 2014 she became a gold medallist in the skeet team event at the World Championships in Grenada and an individual silver secured a quota place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

 

In 2005 Allen won World Cup gold and European Championship silver, setting a world record in the same year.

 

She is taking part in the skeet at the 2015 European Games in Baku.