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Trap: Paul Sant wins Buffer Trophy

Posted By Sportinmalta On May 12, 2016 @ 9:40 pm In Featured,Other,Shooting | No Comments

Gavin Muscat

Paul Sant clinched his first ever Trap Gold this weekend when he won the Buffer Trophy at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation Ranges in Bidnija.

This Event was organised on 2 qualification rounds of 25 targets each, where the top six shooters overall passed through to the semi-final stages and eventually the Medal Matches.

Overall results;

Paul Sant placed 1st with 41/50 in qualification, 11/15 + 2 in the semi-final and 11/15 in the Gold Medal Match.

Mario Buhagiar finished in 2nd place overall with 35/50 in qualification, 11/15 + 2 in the semi-final and 10/15 in the Gold Medal Match.

Brian Galea had to settle for 3rd place after hitting 45/50 in the qualification rounds, 10/15 + 3 in the semis and 11/15 in the Bronze Medal Match.

George Cassar missed his place on the podium when he lost in a shoot-off with Sant and Buhagiar for Gold before competing with Brian Galea for Bronze. He finished 4th with 38/50 in the qualification rounds, 11/15 + 1 in the semi-final and 7/15 in the Bronze Medal Match.

Alvin Vella failed to qualify for Bronze when he lost in a shoot-off with Brian Galea. Vella finished in 5th place overall  after he managed 38/50 in qualification and 10/15 + 2 in the semi-final, while Michael Galea took 6th place after he broke 36/50 clays in the qualification rounds and 8/15 in the semi-final.

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

-Class A

1st Brian Galea 45/50

2nd Alvin Vella 38/50

3rd Mario Buhagiar 35/50

-Class B

1st Paul Sant 41/50

2nd Emanuel Saliba 37/50

3rd George Grech 34/50

-Class C

1st George Cassar 38/50

2nd Michael Galea 36/50

3rd Joe Cassar 19/50

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