Soldier is oldest U.S. female competitor in Beijing Olympics

Hipps, Tim
February 2009
Soldiers;Feb2009, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p13
The article reports that U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sergeant Elizabeth Callahan became the oldest U.S. female competitor in Olympic history while competing in the women's 25-meter pistol shooting event at the 2008 Olympics. It is stated that Callahan was 56 at the time and that the claim that she was oldest female competitor could not be confirmed by USA Shooting officials. Callahan's competence in pistol shooting has brought her to events such as the 2007 Military World Games.


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