Two Soldiers selected for Team USA

By Michelle LunatoJanuary 8, 2024

U.S. Army Sergeants Sagen Maddalena and Ivan Roe earned spots on Team USA in the 10m Air Rifle event for the 2024 Paris Olympics after completing USA Shooting’s Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.
U.S. Army Sergeants Sagen Maddalena and Ivan Roe earned spots on Team USA in the 10m Air Rifle event for the 2024 Paris Olympics after completing USA Shooting’s Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024. (Photo Credit: Lt. Col. Michelle Lunato) VIEW ORIGINAL

ANNISTON, Ala. — U.S. Army sergeants Sagen Maddalena and Ivan Roe earned spots on Team USA in the 10m Air Rifle event for the 2024 Paris Olympics. The Soldiers received their placements after completing USA Shooting’s Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

The Fort Moore Soldiers won two of the three available air rifle spots for the Olympic Games, with the third spot being filled by civilian athlete Mary Tucker.

U.S. Army Sgt. Ivan Roe competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Roe earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event. This Bozeman, Montana native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia.
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Roe earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event. This Bozeman, Montana native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Michelle Lunato)
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U.S. Army Sgt. Ivan Roe competed in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Roe earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event. This Bozeman, Montana native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Sgt. Ivan Roe competed in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Roe earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event. This Bozeman, Montana native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia. (Photo Credit: Lt. Col. Michelle Lunato)
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U.S. Army Sgt. Ivan Roe competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Roe earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event. This Bozeman, Montana native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Sgt. Ivan Roe competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Roe earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event. This Bozeman, Montana native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Michelle Lunato)
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U.S. Army Sgt. Ivan Roe competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Roe earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event. This Bozeman, Montana native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Sgt. Ivan Roe competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Roe earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event. This Bozeman, Montana native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Michelle Lunato)
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U.S. Army Sgt. Ivan Roe competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Roe earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event. This Bozeman, Montana native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Sgt. Ivan Roe competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Roe earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event. This Bozeman, Montana native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Michelle Lunato)
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Roe, a Bozeman, Montana native won Team USA selection over 77 other male marksmen from across the Nation with a cumulative Olympic Trials score of 1898.9 points, which was 9.1 points over the second place finisher. This will be the first Olympics for Roe. A Flickr album for Roe can be found at https://flic.kr/s/aHsmVNENC9.

U.S. Army Sgt. Sagen Maddalena competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Maddalena earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Women's 10m Air Rifle event. This Groveland, California native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia who placed 6th in Women's 50m Smallbore at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Sgt. Sagen Maddalena competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Maddalena earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Women's 10m Air Rifle event. This Groveland, California native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia who placed 6th in Women's 50m Smallbore at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Michelle Lunato)
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U.S. Army Sgt. Sagen Maddalena competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Maddalena earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Women's 10m Air Rifle event. This Groveland, California native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia who placed 6th in Women's 50m Smallbore at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Sgt. Sagen Maddalena competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Maddalena earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Women's 10m Air Rifle event. This Groveland, California native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia who placed 6th in Women's 50m Smallbore at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. (Photo Credit: Lt. Col. Michelle Lunato)
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U.S. Army Sgt. Sagen Maddalena competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Maddalena earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Women's 10m Air Rifle event. This Groveland, California native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia who placed 6th in Women's 50m Smallbore at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Sgt. Sagen Maddalena competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Maddalena earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Women's 10m Air Rifle event. This Groveland, California native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia who placed 6th in Women's 50m Smallbore at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Michelle Lunato)
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U.S. Army Sgt. Sagen Maddalena competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Maddalena earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Women's 10m Air Rifle event. This Groveland, California native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia who placed 6th in Women's 50m Smallbore at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
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Maddalena earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Women's 10m Air Rifle event. This Groveland, California native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia who placed 6th in Women's 50m Smallbore at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. (Photo Credit: Lt. Col. Michelle Lunato)
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U.S. Army Sgt. Sagen Maddalena competes in the USA Shooting Air Gun Olympic Trials Part 3 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Judith Legerski Competition Center in Anniston, Alabama, Jan. 5-7, 2024.

Maddalena earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Women's 10m Air Rifle event. This Groveland, California native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia who placed 6th in Women's 50m Smallbore at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
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Maddalena earned a spot on the 2024 Paris Olympic Team in the Women's 10m Air Rifle event. This Groveland, California native is a marksmanship instructor/competitive shooter for the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit International Rifle Team stationed out of Fort Moore, Georgia who placed 6th in Women's 50m Smallbore at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. Michelle Lunato)
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Maddalena, a Groveland, California native earned her Team USA placement (behind Tucker) by beating out 171 other female competitors with a total score of 1900.7, which was 2.3 points over the third place finisher. The Paris 2024 Games will be the second Olympics for Maddalena. She competed at the 2020/2021 Tokyo Olympics in the 50m Smallbore event, placing 5th.

Both Soldiers are marksmanship instructors and competitive shooters in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit’s International Rifle Team and will be competing for Olympic selection in the 50m Smallbore event during Smallbore Olympic Trials in March, which will be held at Fort Moore March 17-19, 2024.

Related Links

Fort Moore Soldiers Compete in Olympic Trials (DVIDS)

Sgt. Ivan Roe Biography

Fort Moore Soldier Earns Paris 2024 Olympic Berth (DVIDS)

Sgt. Ivan Roe Competition Gallery (Flickr)

Sgt. Sagen Maddalena Biography

Groveland, Ca. Soldier Earns Olympic Berth Again (DVIDS)

Sgt. Sagen Maddalena Competition Gallery (Flickr)