Nathan Lee Xuereb wins gold medal in Germany

Sunday, August 4, 2013, 8:45
Maltese Double Trap shooter Nathan Lee Xuereb just won the Gold Medal in The Juniors Double Trap event at The
European Championships 2013 Suhl, Germany.Nathan Lee managed 29/30 in his first round followed by a perfect straight of 30/30. He managed 27/30 in his 3rd and 4th round and 28/30 in his fifth round for a total of 141/150 to qualify for the semi finals in the first position.

He managed 29/30 in the semi finals to qualify for the medal match for Gold or Silver medal where both Nathan Lee and the Russian Fokeev  Kirill managed 27/30.
A decicive shoot off had to determine the podium place where Nathan Lee smashed all four pairs to beat Kirill with 8/8  to 7/8 to place Nathan lee Xuereb as The Junior Double Trap European Champion 2013.
Nathan Lee’s score of 141/150 was declared as Equal Junior European Record in Double Trap under the 2013 ISSF regulations.
Nathan Lee Xuereb from Malta won Gold with 141 – 28 – 27 +s/off+8
Fokeeev Kirill from Russia won Silver with 134 – 29 – 27 +s/off+7
Zagumennov Roman from Russia won Bronze with 135 – 26 – 30
William Chetcuti also competed today in The Seniors Double Trap event where he managed 27/30, 28/30, 26/30,28/30 and 29/30 for 138/150 to place 10th overall.
MSSF Double Trap coach Jimmy Bugeja that assisted both Maltese shooters.
The Malta Shooting Sport Federation would like to thank all those involved in the participation of The Maltese shooters in The European Championhips 2013 where Nathan lee Xuereb won The Prestigious Gold Medal to add another feather in the federation’s cap.
Their next International encounter will be in Malta for The 4th Malta International Double Trap Grand Prix to be held on the 15th August 2013 and The Malta International Trap Grand Prix on the 17th & 18th August 2013.

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