Good as Gold


By John Antonik for WVUsports.com
August 22, 2012 04:31 PM
Former West Virginia University standout shooter Nicco Campriani shows off the gold medal he earned at this summer's Olympic Games in London.

Campriani won his gold in the men’s 50-meter 3 position. Campriani became just the fourth WVU athlete in school history to win an Olympic gold medal, joining James Jett (track), Jack Writer (rifle) and Jerry West (basketball).

Campriani also earned a silver medal in the men’s 10-meter air rifle competition.

Campriani, WVU coach Jon Hammond and Petra Zublasing attended a press conference today in Morgantown to talk about their experiences at the 2012 Olympic Games. Zublasing will be a senior on this year’s Mountaineer team.

Check out some more photos of today's press conference at Mountaineer rifle's official Facebook page. Be sure to click the "Like" button while you are there to have West Virginia University rifle news sent directly to your Facebook wall.

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West Virginia University Mountaineers, WVU, 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Nicco Campriani


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