Oceania Championships are underway

SHOOTING AUSTRALIA: OSF Championships. November 2, 2019. Sydney, Sydney International Shooting Centre, NSW, Australia. Photo: Narelle Spangher; Shooting Australia

14 quota positions for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are up for the taking  at the Sydney International Shooting Centre as 122 athletes from 6 Countries compete at the 2019 Oceania Shooting Championships 3-8 November.

Quota places are awarded to countries by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) based on the performances of their athletes at Olympic qualification events.

The 2019 Oceania Shooting Championships will feature Australia’s 2016 Rio Olympians Elena Galiabovitch (pistol), Daniel Repacholi (pistol), Jack Rossiter (rifle), Adam Vella (men’s trap), Mitchell Iles (men’s trap), Aislin Jones (women’s skeet) and Paul Adams (men’s skeet), plus Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games silver medallists Kerry Bell (men’s pistol) and Sergei Evglevski (men’s pistol).

The New Zealand team includes Rio silver medallist Natalie Rooney who will be seeking to avenge her defeat by Australia’s Catherine Skinner in the women’s trap final at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

The Oceania Championships will run from 1 – 9 November at the Sydney International Shooting Centre in Cecil Park NSW. More information is available on the event website. Shooting Australia Facebook  and  Twitter  pages. 

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