Lawrence Dar­manin Chal­lenge Cup

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

The Malta Air Ri­fle and Pis­tol Shoot­ing Club (MARPSC) held their pre­sen­ta­tion for the win­ners of the Lawrence Dar­manin Chal­lenge Cup for 2015-16. This Chal­lenge Cup awards the best shoot­ers dur­ing their per­for­mance for 2015-16.

This Chal­lenge Cup is in hon­our of the late Pres­i­dent of MARPSC Lawrence Dar­manin who had a great pas­sion and con­tin­u­ously worked for the de­vel­op­ment of tar­get shoot­ing.

In the Air Pis­tol dis­ci­pline, the win­ner was Eleanor Bezzina, fol­lowed by Ray­mond Cac­ciat­tolo and Stephen Vas­sallo.

In the Air Ri­fle dis­ci­pline, the win­ner was Michael Xuereb, fol­lowed by Gian­luca Az­zopardi Spi­teri and Wil­liam Vella.

Eleanor Bezzina and Michael Xuereb were the over­all win­ners who were pre­sented with the Shield.

The tropies and shields were pre­sented by Mrs Josianne Dar­manin, widow of late Lawrence Dar­manin, and their son An­dre’ Dar­manin.

The tro­phies were spon­sored by Mr Geroge Cas­sar L.L.M.A.

First MARPSC com­pe­ti­tion for 2016-17

The Malta Air Ri­fle and Pis­tol Shoot­ing Club started their league 2016-17 with their first com­pe­ti­tion on Satur­day in both Air Pis­tol and Air Ri­fle dis­ci­plines.

It was held at the Larry Vella Hall in­door range in Bid­nija. In both events the shoot­ers had to shoot 60 shots in 1hr 15min­utes.

Air Pis­tol

The win­ner of the 10m Air Pis­tol event was Eleanor Bezzina clas­si­fied as fol­lows:

1st Eleanor Bezzina with 563 from 600 points

2nd An­toine At­tard with 540 from 600 points

3rd Ray­mond Cac­ciat­tolo with 538 from 600 points

Air Ri­fle

The win­ner of the 10m Air Ri­fle event was Wil­liam Vella clas­si­fied as fol­lows:

1st Wil­liam Vella with 588.9 from 654 points

2nd Gian Luca Az­zopardi Spi­teri with 588.3 from 654points

3rd Al­i­son For­mosa with 569.1 from 654 points

Michael Xuereb (left) and Eleanor Bezzina (right) were the over­all win­ners

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