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William Chetcuti misses Rio Olympic Quota Place chance in Shoot-Off

Posted By Sportinmalta On September 14, 2015 @ 9:32 pm In Featured,Other,Shooting | No Comments

Gavin Muscat

Maltese Double Trap shooters, William Chetcuti, Matthew Grech, Johan Xuereb, Nathan Lee Xuereb and Gianluca Chetcuti, competed today at The ISSF World Championships,2015 Lonato, Italy.

William Chetcuti started with a perfect straight of 30/30,followed by 28/30,25/30,27/30 and 28/30 for a total of 138/150.


With this score he was equal 5th place with Eller Walton of USA and Alafasi Ahmad of Kuwait.

In the shoot off both Eller Walton and Alafasi Ahmad smashed the first three pairs, while William missed the sixth. This clay was crucial for William to enter the semi-finals with a chance for an Olympic Quota place for Rio 2016.

  • Tim Kneale of GBR qualified with 142
  • Mosin Vasely from Russia qualified with 140
  • Willet James from Australia qualified with 139
  • Al-Athaba Rashid from Qatar qualified with 139
  • Eller Walton from USA qualified with 138+s/off+6
  • Al Afasi Ahmad from Kuwait qualified with 138+s/off +6

William Chetcuti finished 7th place with 138+s/off +5

Matthew Grech managed 21,25,24,24,26 =120/150

Johan Xuereb managed 17,22,22,22,19 =102/150

Nathan Lee Xuereb competed in The Juniors Double Trap event where he managed 24,30,24,26 and26 = 130 to place 8th.

Gianluca Chetcuti managed 26,24,24,25 and 26 for a total of 125 to finish 12thplace.

Jimmy Bugeja assisted the Double Trap shooters at The ISSF World Championships.

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