The 1st Airgun Shooting Competition for Season 2011 – 2012

Monday, October 10, 2011, 16:06

The first  national shooting competition for the season 2011 – 2012 was organised by the Malta Air-Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club at the MSSF indoor Airgun Shooting Range in Bidnija last Saturday. After a short summer break several shooters took part in this first competition.

In the Men’s Air-pistol event, Ray Cacciattolo took this shoot by storm when he registered a good win with a score of 543/600 points for first place. He was followed in second place by the ever-improving Stephen Vassallo with a personal best score of 537/600 points. In 3rd place, Martin Grech obtained a score of 480/600 points.

In the Ladies Air-Pistol event, Eleanor Bezzina continued in her unbeatable streak by registering a top score of 373/400 to win the event ahead of Josette Calleja who also achieved a personal best score of 331/400 points.

In the Air-Rifle event we also saw the return of veteran Lawrence Darmanin who won this shoot with a score of 536/600 points ahead of youngster Charlo Chircop  who obtained a score of 515/600 points. Gozitan shooter Romeo Zuber scored 497 points for a merited 3rd placing. Austin Vella ended in 4th place with a score of 445 points.

Gino Galea refereed these competitions and was assisted by John Galea and Bernardette Chircop. .The next competition will be held on Saturday 22nd of October 2011. Those that are interested to join the club or take part in the shooting competitions can visit the MARPSC website:

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