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11 April 2015

Joe makes it three in a row as UCD take Gold and Bronze in Air Pistol Nationals!

UCD’s Joe Thompson took gold in today’s 10m Air Pistol National Championships final to the make it three National Championship titles in the past three years, while John Lancaster took Bronze to add to UCD’s medal tally. The NTSA National Airgun Championships 2015, taking place this weekend (11th and 12th April) in the UCD Range, saw the Air Pistol event take place today with competitors from across the country taking part. The competition was made up of a qualification event consisting of a 60 shot competition, followed by the final for the top eight ranking athletes.

UCD shooters performed well in the qualification, with John Lancaster qualifying in 1st place, Joe Thompson in 3rd, Martha Naughton in 5th and Mike Folan in 6th. In the final Joe quickly pulled into a lead, which he built upon as the final progressed. The Defence Forces’ Ray Kane pulled himself into second place with strong performance in the second half of the final, with John behind in third place.

Photo’s from the competition are on the gallery section of our website.

http://www.ucd.ie/rifle/gallary/2014-2015/Air%20Pistol%20Nationals%202015/index.html

 

 

Posted by UCDRC at 24:23
Categories: News, Results