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Bret Erickson

Full name: Bret E. Erickson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: September 26, 1960 in Blair, Nebraska, United States
Affiliations: US Army Marksmanship Unit, Fort Benning, Georgia (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Shooting

Biography

Bret Erickson was a shotgun shooter who competed at four Olympic Games between 1992-2008, missing only the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He was on the US national team for 25 years and won six US titles. Erickson competed at the 1991, 1995, and 2007 Pan American Games, winning five medals, with a gold in 1995 team trap. He was the 1990 World Champion in double trap, and won four medals in all at the World Championships, including silvers in double trap in 1991 and in trap in 2001.

Erickson graduated from Midland Lutheran College in 1982 and then joined the US Army Marksmanship Unit in 1983, retiring from the Army in 2005. He later managed the Willawalla Creek Shooting Center in St. Jo, Texas, and served as the head coach for shotgun sports at Midland University (formely Midland Lutheran College). In 2010 he was named the USA Shooting national shotgun coach.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Shooting Mixed Trap United States USA 16T
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Shooting Men's Trap United States USA 20T
2004 Summer 43 Athina Shooting Men's Trap United States USA 13
2004 Summer 43 Athina Shooting Men's Double Trap United States USA 13T
2008 Summer 47 Beijing Shooting Men's Trap United States USA 22

Mixed Trap

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit TP ERP PRP SFRP SFP PTS R1P R2P R3P R4P R5P R6P
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Shooting United States USA Final Standings 191
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Shooting United States USA Elimination Round 191 145 46
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Shooting United States USA Semi-Final 46
1992 Summer 31 Barcelona Shooting United States USA Preliminary Round 145 25 23 25 25 23 24

Men's Trap

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit TP PTS R1P R2P R3P R4P R5P
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Shooting United States USA Final Standings 119
1996 Summer 35 Atlanta Shooting United States USA Preliminary Round 119 23 25 24 23 24
2004 Summer 43 Athina Shooting United States USA Final Standings 118
2004 Summer 43 Athina Shooting United States USA Preliminary Round 118 24 25 24 22 23
2008 Summer 47 Beijing Shooting United States USA Final Standings 113
2008 Summer 47 Beijing Shooting United States USA Preliminary Round 113 20 23 22 24 24

Men's Double Trap

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit TP PTS R1P R2P R3P
2004 Summer 43 Athina Shooting United States USA Final Standings 130
2004 Summer 43 Athina Shooting United States USA Preliminary Round 130 43 42 45
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