For Michael McPhail, a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, going to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is a “personal redemption."McPhail won 9th place in his first Olympics in London in 2012, but he was unsatisfied with the result. After earning three gold medals in international events in 2015, he secured a spot on the U.S. Shooting Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil. He will compete in men’s 50M rifle prone on Aug. 12. Ang Li ali@ledger-enquirer.com
For Michael McPhail, a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, going to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is a “personal redemption."McPhail won 9th place in his first Olympics in London in 2012, but he was unsatisfied with the result. After earning three gold medals in international events in 2015, he secured a spot on the U.S. Shooting Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil. He will compete in men’s 50M rifle prone on Aug. 12. Ang Li ali@ledger-enquirer.com

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