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  • Chetcuti 13th in Slovenia

    William Chetcuti just missed out on a place in the ISSF World Cup Double Trap final in Slovenia yesterday as he finished just one point short of a top-six placing. Competing in his first World Cup shoot since his triumph in Beijing in April,...

  • Chetcuti heads MSSF team for shoot in Slovenia

    Double trap stalwart William Chetcuti heads a group of Maltese shooters who are travelling to Slovenia to compete in the ISSF World Cup. Around 591 shooters from 77 countries are expected to head to Maribor for the World Cup with many vying to...

  • Farrugia shows form in Skeet Selection

    Clive Farrugia was in top form during the weekend when he won the MSG Skeet Selection organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at the Bidnija ranges. The two-day competition was contested over 125 clays and another round of 25 in the...

  • Federation of Maltese Target Shooters established

    The Association of Arms Collectors and Target Shooters (AACTS) and the Association of Maltese Arms Collectors and Shooters (AMACS) have announced that they have jointly set up a federation to cover all forms of target shooting sports other than...

  • Aquilina wins Bidnija Trap competition after final shoot-off

    Jason John Aquilina was the overall winner of the Horace Micallef Enterprises Ltd Trap Selection shoot organised over the weekend by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation at its ranges in Bidnija. The fine weather during the two days of competition...

  • Vella misses out on bronze after tense shoot-off

    William Vella was a whisker away from a GSSE medal yesterday when he was edged out to fourth place following a tense shoot-off with Liechtenstein’s Michael Mattle in the men’s Air Rifle final at the Gemeindessal Range in Balzers. Vella, winner of...

  • Shooting: Malta just misses first medal

    William Vella came a whisker away from winning Malta’s first medal of the Small Nations Games after he was edged out to fourth place following a thrilling shoot-off with Liechtenstein’s Michael Mattle in the men’s Air Rifle final at the...

  • Malta-Wales competition

    A team of Welsh trap shooters, that included Scott Morgan, Davies Jonathon, Lyons Nick and Williams Alan, were in Malta these past few days for a training camp. During the weekend, they competed against local shooters in a selection shoot at...

  • Success for Chetcuti in Italian competition

    William Chetcuti maintained his positive form yesterday when capturing the double trap title at Il Gran Premio Nazionale Italiano, held in Umbriaverde. Some of the world’s leading shooters, including former Olympic medallists, competed in this...

  • Xuereb first, Chetcuti third in Italy shoot

    Double Trap shooters Nathan Lee Xuereb and William Chetcuti left their mark in the Italian international Grand Prix, which was held yesterday, after finishing first and third in their respective categories. Xuereb, 14, won the Grand Prix for...

  • Chetcuti, Xuereb set for Italian GP

    Fresh from his success at the World Cup shoot in Beijing, double trap shooter William Chetcuti is heading to Italy to compete in the Italian International Grand Prix, to be held in Umbria Verde this week. Chetcuti, 26, and youngster Nathan Lee...

  • Maltese shooters in Bologna training camp

    A group of shooters from the Malta Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club, which is affiliated to the Malta Shooting Sport Federation, are having a training camp in Bologna. Lawrence Darmanin, Romeo Gregor Zuber, Raymond Cacciattolo, William Vella,...

  • Beijing trap experience for Tonna, Deguara

    Maltese shooters Jeffrey Tonna and Rennie Deguara yesterday competed in the trap event at the 2011 ISSF World Cup in Beijing. Tonna placed 39th overall with a score of 113 (23, 22, 22, 22, 24) out of 125 points while Deguara hit 106 points (21,...

  • Gold medal could be turning point in my career – Chetcuti

    William Chetcuti was given a hero’s welcome yesterday on his return to Malta after winning the gold medal in Sunday’s ISSF World Cup shoot in Beijing. A sizeable crowd of shooting enthusiasts and other well-wishers thronged the Arrivals’ Hall at...

  • Chetcuti wins gold in Beijing

    William Chetcuti continued to hone his reputation as the country’s best prospect to achieve an unprecedented medal-winning success in the Olympic Games yesterday when he won the third leg of this year’s ISSF World Cup in Beijing, China. The...

  • Olympics berth – a dream fulfilled

    Bidnija was an unusually quiet place yesterday as all Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) competitions at the ranges were halted for a much-awaited break in a hectic 2010-11 calendar. For some, it was an ideal occasion to spend some time with...

  • William Chetcuti wins gold

    Double Trap Shooter William Chetcuti has won gold in Beijing, China at the ISSF World Cup.The competition was held over three rounds Double Trap of 50 clays each. Chetcuti managed 46,46,49 and 44 in the barrage finals to win the first ever gold...

  • Maltese competitors at ISSF World Cup

    A group of shooters from the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) will be among 350 competitors from 54 countries taking part in the fourth leg of the ISSF World Cup 2011, in Beijing, over the next few days. William Chetcuti will be contesting...

  • High scores at Tal-Ħandaq range

    The first pistol and revolver shooting competition of the season, from the Malta Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club calendar, was held recently at the Victoria Ranges, Tal-Ħandaq. Sixteen shooters competed in the two events in programme – the ISSF...

  • Tonna eighth in ISSF shoot in Sydney

    Maltese shooter Jeffrey Tonna was a whisker away from creating a major upset in the ISSF World Cup trap competition in Sydney, yesterday. At the end of five tense rounds at the 2000 Olympic Shooting Range, Tonna finished a creditable eighth, just...

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