August 2, 2021

Leverett Brothers Wrap Up Competition in Tokyo


Buckeyes at the Olympics

TOKYO, Japan – Brothers Henry and Jackson Leverett made their Olympic debuts in Tokyo last weekend, finishing in 22nd and 25th place, respectively, in the 25m rapid fire pistol.

The event consisted of two stages of qualification with the top six moving on to the final round. On Saturday evening, Henry finished with a score of 284 in stage one, which put him in 21st place. Jackson, meanwhile, had a score of 276, good for 25th place.

The qualification rounds concluded on Sunday where Henry had a final score of 282 while Jackson checked in at 276. Henry’s two-round total was 566-9x and Jackson’s was 552-15x.

Henry, a biology major and rising sophomore, has represented Team USA more than a dozen times on the international stage, including at World Cups, Junior World Cups and World Championships. Jackson, also a rising sophomore, was the Open winner in both air pistol and standard pistol last March to help the Buckeyes secure a team national championship.