William Chetcuti misses on final barrage in Maribor

Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 13:00

William Chetcuti

Maltese Double trap shooters William Chetcuti and Nathan Lee Xuereb today took part in the ISSF World Cup 2011 in Maribor, Slovania. William Chatcuti managed 49/50 in his first round, 48/50 in his second and 46/50 in his third round, for a total of 143/150. With this score he was one clay short of qualifying for the barrage finals.

Junior shooter Nathan Lee Xuereb made his debut for his first ISSF World Cup today where he managed 41,41 and 46 for a total of 128/150 that is an ISSF MQS. They were both assisted by MSSF Double Trap coach Jimmy Bugeja. The top World Double Trap shooters were amoung the 57 participants from several Nations that  took part in this event.
Wilson Peter Robert Russel from Great Britain won Gold with 49,49,48=146+49=195
Hu Binyan from China won Silver with 49,50,47=146+48=194+s/off+2
Sodhi Ronjan from India won Bronze with 48,49,48=145+49=194+s/off+1
Richmond Joshua from USA placed 4th with 49,50,47=146+48=192
Di Spigno from Italy placed 5th with 49,48,47=144+47=191
Bognar Richard from Hungary placed 6th with 49,49,47=145+46=191
Some of these shooters will be travelling to Malta next week for the 2nd Malta International Double trap Grand Prix to be organized by The Malta Shooting Sport Federation on Sunday 24th July.
Maltese Skeet shooter Clive Farrugia will be competing in the ISSF World Cup, Maribor next Thursday and Friday in the Skeet event on 125 clays.

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