Shooting: Marcello Attard wins the Telefunken Cup

Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 0:11

Gavin Muscat

Young Gozitan shooter, Marcello Attard won the Telefunken Cup at the Bidnija Shooting Ranges on Sunday 10 July 2016, beating Noel Scicluna in the Gold Medal Match, 12/15+3 hits to 12/15+2 hits.

In the semi-final, both Attard and Scicluna hit 13/15 targets.

In the Bronze Medal Match, Ian Grima finished in third place overall as he defeated Jason Sciberras with the score of 12/15+2 to 12/15+1.

In the semi-final, both Grima and Sciberras managed 11/15 hits.

The two other shooters, who did not make it through to the Medal Matches after the semi-final stages were, Ian Dalli and Paul Sant, who finished in fifth and sixth place respectively, with the scores of 10/15 hits and 8/15.

The top three shooters in their respective classes concluded their two qualification rounds with;

Class A

Ian Grima 43/50

Paul Sant 43/50

Marlon Attard 40/50

Class B

Marcello Attard 45/50

Noel Scicluna 43/50

Jason Sciberras 41/50

In the meantime, Maltese Skeet Shooters competed in the European Championship, at Lonato Italy with Clive Farrugia placing 26th out of seventy eight shooters with a decent score of 119/125, while Bozhidar Dimitrov finished in the 68th place with the score of 105/125.

The MSSF Shotgun Skeet Programme will continue on Sunday, 24 July 2016 at the Bidnija Ranges with the MSG Trophy.

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