William Chetcuti wins Gran Premio Nazionale Italiano 2011

Monday, May 9, 2011, 17:55

William Chetcuti

William Chetcuti

Nathan Lee Xuereb in fifth place

Maltese Double Trap Shooter William Chetcuti kept on his winning form today when he won the first place overall in Il Gran Premio Nazionale Italiano 2011
organized by FITAV at Umbriaverde, Italy. Top world class shooters and Olympic medalists took part in this event.

William Chetcuti managed a very good score of 143/150 to qualify for the barrage finals where he managed a fantastic 48/50 for a total of 191/200.This score is considered as a very high standard in Double Trap International events.

Vasely Mosin from Russia placed second with 145+45=190
Richard Bognor from Hungary placed third with 140+48=188
Roland Gerebics placed fourth with 138+44=182
Maltese 14 year old Nathan Lee Xuereb manged to qualify for the barrage final among seniors with 139 and managed another 39 to finish 5th overall with 178
Rathore Chilly from India placed sixth with 131+41=172

Malta Shooting Sport Federation coach Jimmy Bugeja who is assisting the double trap shooters was very pleased with their performance and looks forward for more International events in the coming weeks. Most of the top shooters confirmed their participation for The 2nd Malta International Grand Prix to be organized on the 17th July 2011

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