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Shooting

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...

  • New records at Bidnija

    Malta’s leading airgun shooters continued to achieve excellent scores in their build-up to this year’s Liechtenstein GSSE. William Vella hit a remarkable score of 587/600 to win the air-rifle event in style during last weekend’s competition at...

  • GSSE-bound Bezzina, Vella underline top status

    GSSE-bound Bezzina, Vella underline top status

    Last weekend, the Malta Air Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club, under the auspices of the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) organised the second GSSE selection shoot in both air rifle and air pistol at the indoor airgun ranges in Bidnija. For the...

  • Trap title for Turkey’s Oguzhan

    Tuzun Oguzhan, of Turkey, was the winner yesterday of the ISSF World Cup Trap shoot which took place in Conception, Chile. Oguzhan secured a quota place for the London Olympics after finishing first with a score of 145 (123+22) in a close...

  • MSSF team in Chile shoot

    A four-man team of Trap shooters from the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) are currently in Chile for the 2011 ISSF World Cup at the Estadio Italiano Club in Conception. The shooters representing the country are Jason J. Aquilina, Stephen...

  • Bezzina at The Hague shoot

    Air-pistol shooter Eleanor Bezzina has just taken part at the Inter-shoot airgun competitions at The Hague, Netherlands. After a slow start in her first warm-up event, Bezzina produced her best in the next two 10m air-pistol competitions to finish...

  • Delhi gold medallist in Malta for training

    Aaron Reading, the English shooter who won gold at the Commonwealth Games last year, is currently in Malta for a mid-winter training camp at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija. The MSSF said Reading, a regular Great Britain...

  • Ladies steal the show in indoor competitions

    Ladies steal the show in indoor competitions

    The Bidnija indoor shooting range hosted competitions in 10m air-rifle and air-pistol last weekend. Most of the participants at the shoot are preparing for the upcoming Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE) and their improving form was...

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