The Malta Shooting Sport Federation will participate in this year’s ISSF World Championships with a strong contingent of eleven shooters who will compete among 800 top world class shooters from 92 countries.
This year’s event is taking place at the spectacular shooting ranges at Lago Di Garda, Lonato Italy. Eight Olympic quota places for Rio 2016 have to be won at these World Championships. The Maltese shooters are:
James Galea Jr.will compete in the Trap Juniors event on Friday;
Stephanie Chircop will be competing in Ladies Trap;
Nicky Carabott, Paul Formosa, and Brian Galea in the Seniors Trap event;
Nathan Lee Xuereb and Gianlica Chetcuti will be competing in The Juniors Double Trap event, while William Chetcuti, Matthew Grech and Johan Xuereb will be competing in The Seniors Double Trap event; and
Bozidar Dimitrov in The Skeet event.
The Maltese contingent includes the coaches Alessandro Nicotra Di San Giacomo, Joe Galea, Jimmy Bugeja and Frans Bugeja and Joe Attard.