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Shooter William Chetcuti wins gold medal at World Cup

Shooter William Chetcuti wins gold medal at World Cup

Double trap shooter William Chetcuti has won the gold medal in an ISSF World Cup shoot today. Chetcuti won the double trap competition for men in Azerbaijan ahead of Italy's Marco Innocenti. The two had scored 29 out of 30 points in advancing to the gold medal match. The success in Baku is a timely morale booster for Chetcuti ahead of his participation in...

  • Attard beats Pellielo in trap final

    Attard beats Pellielo in trap final

    Nazzareno Attard has won the Six Nations Olympic trap shoot – the Fazz’a Italian Cup 2016, Memorial Nando Rossi – held earlier this week. In the final, he outpointed one of the world’s best shooters, Giovanni Pellielo, to claim the prestigious...

  • William Chetcuti banks on mental strength to break his jinx today

    William Chetcuti banks on mental strength to break his jinx today

    William Chetcuti has been one of our most outstanding sportsmen since the turn of the new millennium. The double trap shooter has enjoyed success at all levels of international competition, winning titles and medals at World Cups, World...

  • Deguara tops Trap shoot in Ireland

    Deguara tops Trap shoot in Ireland

    Four Maltese shooters competed in different disciplines and events outside our shores these past few days. Rennie Deguara returned home with the best result after winning the 2016 Irish Olympic Trap Grand Prix at the Ashbourne National Shooting...

  • Chetcuti, Xuereb feats reward years of investment – MSSF chief

    Chetcuti, Xuereb feats reward years of investment – MSSF chief

    The Maltese shooting community had good reason to celebrate over the past few weeks after double trap shooters William Chetcuti and Nathan Lee Xuereb struck gold in high-level competitions. Chetcuti gave his Olympic Games preparations a massive...

  • Galea claims trophy at Bidnija

    Galea claims trophy at Bidnija

    The Luigi Franchi Trophy trap competition, held at the Bidnija Ranges last weekend, was the first of four selection shoots valid for the Fazz’a Italian Green Cup this summer. The international shoot will be run between August 2 and 28 with the top...

  • Chetcuti, Xuereb shine at Italian Green Cup

    Maltese shooters enjoyed great success at the Fazz’a Italian Green Cup in Umbria as William Chetcuti placed second in the double trap while Nathan Lee Xuereb won the junior competition. Chetcuti produced a strong performance in the qualifying...

  • Trap queen Rossi aiming for gold at Rio Olympics

    Trap queen Rossi aiming for gold at Rio Olympics

    Jessica Rossi may only be 24 but she has already established herself as one of the world’s finest trap shooters in circulation. Since making her professional bow in 2009, the Fiamme D’Oro competitor can boast of a London 2012 Olympics gold medal,...

  • France’s Guerrero secures Trap prize

    France’s Guerrero secures Trap prize

    French shooter Sebastian Guerrero won the trap competition at the 2016 Malta International Grand Prix which came to a close at the Bidnija Ranges yesterday. Guerrero fended off the challenge of highly-rated Italian duo Giovanni Pellielo and...

  • William wins duel of Chetcutis

    William wins duel of Chetcutis

    There was more success for local shooters at the Malta International Grand Prix as William Chetcuti won the double trap competition ahead of Gianluca Chetcuti at the Bidnija Ranges yesterday. This was Malta’s second gold medal in this competition...

  • Vella outscores Bin Futtais in tight finale at Bidnija

    Vella outscores Bin Futtais in tight finale at Bidnija

    Darren Vella claimed the 2016 Malta International Grand Prix Skeet title yesterday. After holding on to top position in the leaderboard, Vella staved off the challenge of United Arab Emirates shooter Saif Bin Futtais in the final to secure the...

  • Vella leads Skeet list at Bidnija

    Vella leads Skeet list at Bidnija

    Darren Vella had an outstanding start to his bid of striking success in the Malta International Grand Prix after topping the provisional leaderboard at the end of Day One of the Skeet shoot, at the Bidnija ranges, yesterday. Vella smashed a...

  • Xuereb strikes gold in junior World Cup in Suhl

    Double Trap shooter Nathan Lee Xuereb won the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup held in Suhl, Germany, yesterday. This was another remarkable result for the talented Xuereb who is looking to gain qualification for this summer’s Rio...

  • One point separates Chetcuti, Xuereb in Rio

    William Chetcuti and Nathan Lee Xuereb finished 13th and 15th respectively at an ISSF double trap World Cup shoot in Rio de Janeiro, with only one point separating the two Maltese shooters. Chetcuti hit 26-29-26-27-26 for a total score of 134/150...

  • Chetcuti sixth in World Cup shoot in Nicosia

    William Chetcuti failed to build on an impressive qualifying performance at the ISSF World Cup shoot in Nicosia yesterday as the Maltese double trap shooter had to settle for sixth place. Chetcuti led the way after the opening five qualifying...

  • Vella and Bezzina target top scores

    The Air Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club have just organised the 10th round of competitions for the current season at the Larry Vella Hall range, Bidnija. In Air Rifle, William Vella emerged winner with a score of 595.1. He was followed by GianLuca...

  • Al Attiyah gunning for 6th Olympic appearance

    Qatari sportsman Nasser Al Attiyah has swapped the steering wheel for the shotgun as the twice Dakar Rally winner targets a sixth Olympic appearance at the Rio de Janeiro Games in August. The 45-year-old, who won bronze in the men’s skeet at the...

  • Carabott tops MSSF event

    Carabott tops MSSF event

    Nicky Carabott claimed the honours at the MSSF Trap event, held last Tuesday at the Malta Sport Shooting Federation ranges in Bidnija. The trap competition was over 50 clays with the top six shooters progressing to the semi-final and medal matches...

  • Mosin outsmarts Kneale for Double Trap title in Lonato

    Mosin outsmarts Kneale for Double Trap title in Lonato

    Russian Vasily Mosin beat Great Britain’s Tim Kneale in Monday’s gold medal match to claim the Double Trap world title. Mosin had already made sure of his place in Rio next year during this year’s World Cup in Al-Ain (UAE), so the two Olympic...

  • 122 hits not enough for Galea to reach finals

    122 hits not enough for Galea to reach finals

    Brian Galea targeted an outstanding 122 points from a possible 125 at last weekend’s ISSF World Cup trap shoot in Azerbaijan, but his remarkable effort and score were still not enough to earn him a place in a high-quality semi-final line-up at the...

  • Brian Galea claims Float Glass trophy

    Brian Galea claims Float Glass trophy

    Brian Galea was the overall winner of the Float Glass Trap Selection, organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation, at Bidnija, last weekend. The event was on 125 clays with the top six qualifying for the semi-finals and medal matches on...

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