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Brenda Silva

Olympian 2008

    Athlete Bio




    Fountain Valley High School (Fountain Valley, Calif.) Chapman University '99, Criminal Justice

    Name: Brenda Silva (nee Shinn)
    Discipline: Pistol
    Event: Air
    Height: 5-1
    Weight: 160
    DOB: 1/1/1962
    Birthplace: Redondo Beach, Calif.
    Hometown: Snowflake, Ariz.
    High School: 
    Fountain Valley High School (Fountain Valley, Calif.)
    College: Chapman University '99, Criminal Justice

    Olympic Highlights:

    • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, 37th (air)

    Daughter of William and Linda Martin...Married to Antone Silva...Has one son, Kenneth...Learned to shoot in the Orange County Sheriff's Police Explorer Program in 1979...Won the 1980 National Police Explorer Pistol Match and was invited to train at the U.S. Olympic Training Center...Works full time as a lieutenant with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

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