Naz­zareno At­tard wins trap event

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

Naz­zareno At­tard added an­other tro­phy to his show­case as he won the Dar­leen Cup this Sun­day, at the Bid­nija Ranges. This Trap event was or­gan­ised on 50 tar­gets, were the top six shoot­ers over­all in qual­i­fi­ca­tions com­peted on an­other 15 tar­gets from one shot in the semi-fi­nals and even­tu­ally the top four rank­ing ath­letes shot again on a fur­ther 15 tar­gets, from a sin­gle shot in the Gold Medal Match and the Bronze Medal match. This Sun­day’s top six shoot­ers over­all were Paul For­mosa and Alvin Vella with the score of 47/50, Naz­zareno At­tard scored 45/50, George Mif­sud and Stephen Aquilina both hit 44/50 and War­ren Sam­mut with 43/50 as he beat Nicky Carabott in a shoot-off to ac­cess the semi-fi­nal stages with the score of 43/50+3 to 43/50+2. In the Gold Medal match, Naz­zareno At­tard beat Alvin Vella with the score of 11/15 to 10/15. At­tard’s semi-fi­nal score was 13/15 while Vella’s was 14/15. In the Bronze Medal match, Paul For­mosa had the best of War­ren Sam­mut as they scored 10/15 and 9/15 re­spec­tively. In the semi-fi­nal For­mosa hit 11/15 tar­gets while Sam­mut man­aged 9/15. The other two shoot­ers who did not make it to the Medal matches were George Mif­sud and Stephen Aquilina as they both smashed 8/15 clays from a sin­gle shot. The top three shoot­ers in their re­spec­tive classes con­cluded their two qual­i­fi­ca­tion rounds of 25 tar­gets per round with;

Class A

1st Paul For­mosa 47/50 Alvin Vella 47/50 3rd George Mif­sud 44/50

Class B

1st Naz­zareno At­tard 45/50 2nd Stephen Aquilina 44/50 3rd War­ren Sam­mut 43/50

Class C

1st Michael Galea 37/50 2nd Joe Zam­mit 35/50 3rd Steve Az­zopardi 34/50

The MSSF Shot­gun Trap pro­gramme will con­tinue next Sun­day Oc­to­ber at the South­ern Shoot­ing Club with the Fran­win Tro­phy.

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