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  • Remarkable scores at Bidnija ranges

    Remarkable scores at Bidnija ranges

    A spate of remarkable results were recorded last weekend at the Bidnija Airgun Ranges during another shoot organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation. Marianna Kisvardai lit up the air-rifle competition. The Hungarian-born target shooter,...

  • Bezzina shines in mixed air-pistol event

    Bezzina shines in mixed air-pistol event

    The Malta Air-Rifle and Pistol Shooting Club organised their second airgun competition at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija last weekend. Eleanor Bezzina chalked up a brilliant score of 552/600 to secure top spot in the overall...

  • Business as usual for Vella

    The Malta Air Rifle and Air Pistol Club’s 2010/11 season took off last weekend at Bidnija. William Vella underlined his dominance in air rifle as he topped the event with a score of 573+97.8. Lawrence Darmanin was second with 562+98.1 and Austin...

  • Cassar strikes gold in IDPA Championships

    The Malta Shooting Sport Federation achieved another prestigious result on the international scene last weekend after Mark Cassar won the gold medal in the European International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) champion-ships which were held...

  • Three Maltese competitors for IDPA championship

    Three Maltese shooters, Patrick Azzopardi, Mark Cassar and John Cassar, are currently training for the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) European Championship which will be held in Brescia next month. The competition is expected to...

  • Vella hits season-best score in air-rifle event

    Vella hits season-best score in air-rifle event

    William Vella vindicated his selection by the Maltese Olympic Committee (MOC) to represent the country in next month’s Commonwealth Games with a superb showing in an air-rifle competition in Bidnija last weekend. Vella, who is slated for the 10m...

  • Pace wins bronze in Italy

    Frans Pace captured a bronze medal after placing third at the Luciano Rossi Memorial Shoot, held recently in Italy. Pace was part of a group of Maltese trap shooters who took part in the competition along with 260 other participants from eight...

  • Commendable result for Xuereb in Finland

    Commendable result for Xuereb in Finland

    Up-and-coming double trap shooter Nathan Lee Xuereb achieved a commendable result on Thursday when finishing fourth in the International Shotgun Cup, staged in Orimattila, Finland. The competition pitted Xuereb, winner of the junior title at this...

  • Chetcuti 8th in Munich

    William Chetcuti had two oustanding scores of 49 in the opening stage of the ISSF World Championship Trap Shoot in Munich yesterday but he failed to extend his fine form into the third round where he only managed 46, a result that ultimately cost...

  • Pisani two clays short of final

    Jeffrey Pisani was a whisker away from breaking into the top six in the ISSF World Championship Trap shoot yesterday after hitting rounds of 22 and 24 to add to the 23 and double 25 of Monday. Pisani finished on a score of 119 from a total of 125.

  • Frans Pace tops trap selection shoot

    Frans Pace is the overall winner of The Profs Zammit Maempel Trap Selection shoot, organised by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) at its Bidnija ranges yesterday. The scores recorded during this competition were very encouraging as the...

  • Darmanin back with a bang at Bidnija ranges

    Darmanin back with a bang at Bidnija ranges

    The indoor shooting ranges at Bidnija were the venue last weekend for the first air-rifle and air-pistol competitions to be held under new rules governing the 2010 Summer League. The aim of the organisers is to help shooters stay in form and keep...

  • Chetcuti sixth in Russia shoot

    William Chetcuti yesterday showed that his talent is undiminished as he reached the barrage of the prestigious ISSF European Championships which are being held at the Kazan Complex, Tatarstan, Russia. Chetcuti had failed to figure prominently on...

  • Pace caps comeback with trap selection win

    Experienced shooter Frans Pace won the Horace Micallef Enterprises Trap Selection on his return to competition at the Bidnija Ranges yesterday. A break of almost 12 months has clearly not diminished Pace's shooting prowess as the veteran claimed...

  • Al Deehani beats Dahlby in shoot-off at Bidnija

    Al Deehani beats Dahlby in shoot-off at Bidnija

    Fehaid Al Deehani is the overall winner of the first Malta International Double Trap Grand Prix which was held at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija, yesterday. The Kuwait double trap shooter finished with an overall result of...

  • Double Trap GP

    The Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) will host the Malta International Double Trap Grand Prix 2010 at its ranges in Bidnija tomorrow. The top-notch competition has attracted the participation of over 30 world ranking shooters, and the list...

  • MSSF to host Double Trap GP at Bidnija on June 6

    The Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) will host an international Double Trap Grand Prix for the first time at its ranges in Bidnija next month. This was announced in a press conference yesterday during which the federation also gave details...

  • MSSF trap squad in Italy training camp

    A team of shooters from the Malta Shooting Sport Federation (MSSF) are currently undergoing a training camp in Italy. Trap shooters George Cassar, Nicky Carabott, Steve Vella, Frank Scorfna and Jason J. Aquilina are accompanied by MSSF president...

  • Farrugia edges Vella in skeet competition

    Clive Farrugia was in fine form for skeet competition last weekend during a tight selection shoot at the Malta Shooting Sport Federation ranges in Bidnija. Farrugia hit scores of 24 and 21 before a straight of 25 on Saturday. Yesterday, he added a...

  • Bezzina sets new standard in ladies 10m air rifle

    Bezzina sets new standard in ladies 10m air rifle

    Eleanor Bezzina set a number of records on her way to winning the air-pistol selection shoot at the Bidnija Airgun range last week. Bezzina became the first Maltese female shooter to surpass the Olympic Minimum Qualifying score of 365/400 when...

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