The Malta International Grand Prix 2016

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 22:31

Gavin Muscat

With the difference from previous occasions, for the first time ever, The Malta International Grand Prix will be organised in an entire week, starting from 08 May 2016 to 15 May 2016 and it will include the three Olympic disciplines, Skeet, Double Trap and Trap.

Competing with the Maltese shooters will be participants from Finland, France, Italy, Slovakia, USA, UAE and the Isle of Man.

This year there will be some big names competing in the Trap event, amongst them will be Olympic Gold Winner of London 2012 Jessica Rossi and Silver Medallist at the London 2012 Olympics Massimo Fabbrizi. Other great shooters that participating will be Giovanni Pellielo of Italy, Erik Varga and Marian Kovacocy of Slovakia who have all won Gold in World Cups or in World Championships.

The Italian squad will be participating in the Double Trap event, while in the skeet event there will be Saif Bin Futais from the UAE who is also a world class shooter.

The competition highlights are expected to be on the 11 May with the Skeet Final starting at 13:00 on 12 May the Double Trap Final will start at 14:00 and on 15 May the Trap Final commences at 16:00.

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