Beretta Shooter Wins Gold
BERETTA TEAM SHOOTER WINS GOLD MEDAL
ACCOKEEK, MD (July 25, 2007) ─ Beretta USA is pleased to announce Beretta Team Shooter Diane Sorantino won the Gold Medal at the 29th World F.I.T.A.S.C. Championship held in Prague, Czechoslovakia. This event was held July 12-15, 2007.
Sorantino captured the Gold Medal using her Beretta Teknys Gold Sporting Semi-Automatic to shoot 149/200, besting Cheryl Hall of Great Britain (146/200) and Stephanie Steinkraus of Germany (145/200). Shooting since the young age of ten, Sorantino has been on the competition circuit with her Beretta since the early 90's. In 2006 she was inducted into the National Sporting Clays Association Hall of Fame.
She has also captured almost every National and World Title in the disciplines of English Sporting and F.I.T.A.S.C. in her competitive shooting career. Sorantino currently resides in Cape May, NJ, where she proudly serves as the Chief of Police.
"We are very pleased to have Diane as part of the Beretta Team. Her talent and experience continues to dominate the circuit," stated Rebecca Etchen, Marketing Manager, Victory Shooter.
Beretta established in 1526, is the oldest industrial dynasty in the world tracing its roots through 16 generations of continuous family ownership. Firearms bearing the Beretta name have been sold for almost 500 years. Beretta USA Corp. was founded in 1977 and supplies the standard sidearm to the U.S. Armed Forces. Today Beretta manufactures, distributes and markets a complete line of firearms, accessories and apparel. Beretta also owns and operates six retail Beretta Gallery stores worldwide. For additional information visit www.berettausa.com.