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Olympian Fact Sheet: Jayson Valdez

Olympian Fact Sheet: Jayson Valdez

Shooter Jayson Valdez received his slot in the men’s 10-meter air rifle event via continental quota from the Munich-based International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF).

Valdez’s feat ended a two-Olympic cycle absence for Philippine shooting. The last time a Filipino shooter made it this far was in the 2012 London Games where Paul Brian Rosario got through in the men’s skeet as a wild card entry.

Catch Valdez shoot it out with his event’s schedule:

10m Air Rifle Qualification: July 25, 12 p.m. - Asaka Shooting Range
10m Air Rifle Final (if qualified): 2:30 p.m. - Asaka Shooting Range

Read more stories on Valdez's Olympic quest via his Olympian Tracker page.