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Former Member of California Grizzlies Junior Rifle Team Heads to Tokyo Olympics

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer

Jun 30, 2021

The CMP writes about Spc. Sagen Maddalena of the Army Marksmanship Unit and ex-California Grizzlies Team member

Excerpt from Article:

Photo courtesy of the U.S. AMU

"At 27, Spc. Sagen Maddalena of the Army Marksmanship Unit has already compiled a striking collection of awards and recognitions over her rifling career. Her latest accomplishment is arguably one of her most impressive – earning a spot on the United States rifle team bound for Tokyo in July, after qualifying to compete in smallbore. She also made second-alternate for the Olympic air rifle team.

Though the experience will undoubtedly create incredible memories and engrain lessons that she’ll carry with her for the rest of her life, it’s the unforgettable moments she already collected over the years that granted her the ability to ultimately gain her ticket to Tokyo. "

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