U.S. Army Olympian Bio

Sergeant First Class Keith Sanderson

Sergeant First Class
Keith Sanderson

Event: Shooting

Home State: Texas

Unit: U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Full Biography

Sgt. 1st Class Keith Sanderson is a rapid fire pistol shooter in the U.S. Army's World Class Athlete Program. He is a two-time U.S. Olympic Team Member and has been on numerous U.S. World Teams. He started his military career as a United States Marine for eight years before deciding to switch over to the United States Army Reserves. His initial goal was to teach marksmanship while training for the 2008 Olympic Trials but he has accomplished so much more, by proving that he is one of the most elite shooters that the U.S. has to offer.

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Athletic Achievements

2012

U.S. Olympic Team Member

U.S. 25-meter Rapid Fire Pistol Olympic Trials Champion

Third Place, International Rapid Fire Pistol, Germany

2011

.45 Caliber National Champion

Second Place, World Cup Korea

Third Place, World Cup Final

Third Place, Wiesbaden Rapid Fire Week

2010

Third Place, World Championships

2009

U.S. Shooting Male Athlete of the Year

First Place, World Cup Beijing, China

Second Place, World Cup Changwon, South Korea

Third Place, World Cup Munich, Germany

USA Shooting Male Athlete of the Year

2008

Olympic Record in Men's Rapid Fire Pistol

25-meter Rapid Fire Pistol National Champion

2007

Third Place, World Cup Munich, Germany

Second Place, Pan-American Games

2005

Conseil International du Sport Militaire Military Rapid Fire World Champion

Rapid Fire and Free Pistol National Champion