Eliot set for Pan Am shoot­ing

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bests and im­prove­ments all around, and hav­ing qual­i­fied for the Pan Am Games for a sec­ond time, she was look­ing for­ward to com­pe­ti­tion prepa­ra­tions which in­cluded two World Cups, and daily train­ing along with strength and men­tal train­ing ahead of next year’s Games.

“Con­trol, split-sec­ond re­flexes and nerves of steel are all part of this com­pe­ti­tion. Olympic Skeet is con­sid­ered by many as the most dif­fi­cult of the three Olympic shot­gun dis­ci­plines (dou­ble trap, Olympic trap and Olympic skeet), ow­ing to the strict rules per­tain­ing to where the gun it to be held and the com­mon foot faults that of­ten re­sult in yel­low cards and dis­qual­i­fi­ca­tions,” she said, adding that women were now re­quired to shoot the same 125 rounds as their male coun­ter­parts, when in the past they shot 75 rounds.

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MICHELLE ELIOT has se­cured a spot in skeet shoot­ing for the 2019 Pan Amer­i­can Games. EQUES­TRIAN Michelle Eliot has se­cured a spot for the 2019 Pan Amer­i­can Games but in skeet shoot­ing.

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