SA Scout in Olympics

July 21, 2021

A South Australian Scout is competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Katarina Kowplos said in an interview that she developed a love of the sport after being introduced to it as a Scout. Everyone here at Scouts SA wishes you all the best and hope that you have a wonderful time enjoying your amazing experience! We are very proud that you set such a great example for young people about perseverance, hard work and showing all the attributes of an excellent Scout! Watch Katarina’s interview here!

Fast Facts

Sport:  Shooting  
Event:  50m Rifle 3 Positions
Olympic History: Olympic debutante   
Highlights: Finishing in the top 15 of the Junior World Cup 10m Air Rifle     
Coach: Carrie Quigley  
Year Born:  2001  
State Born: South Australia 

About Katarina

As a member of Adelaide’s PARA Shooting Club, teenage sensation Katarina Kowplos only started shooting four years ago and in that short time has made her mark on rifle shooting, pushing for Olympic selection while juggling her final year of high school.  

Kata is competing in;
Women’s  10 Metre Air rifle. Asaka Shooting Range – 24 Jul – 10:45
Mixed 10M Air rifle. Asaka Shooting Range – 27 Jul – 13:15

Women’s 3 Position Rifle. 
12:00    50m Rifle 3 Positions Women’s Qualification
16:00    50m Rifle 3 Positions Women’s Final

All times are local (Japan)

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