Day 6 Gold Coast Round Up

Once again, the Home Nations reeled in the silverware on day six of the Commonwealth Games with one silver and three bronze medals being won across the shotgun, rifle and pistol events. Team Scotland’s Seonaid McIntosh became the first winner of the day in 50m Rifle 3P. A qualifying score of 568 saw ‘Mini Mac’ through the the final and she kept a cool head to secure her second bronze of the Games. In pistol, Sam Gowin also won bronze despite having only been shooting Rapid Fire Pistol for just over a year! A Troops to Target shooter, Gowin impressed the Team England coaching team in the lead up the the Games and became the 21st member of their squad. Shotgun’s Olympic Trap event was the last competition of the day and two medals were won thanks to fantastic performances from Wales’ bronze medalist Sarah Wixey and Northern Ireland’s silver medalist Kirsty Barr. Abbey Ling also made the final but fell just short of the Bronze based on bib number and finishing in fourth.25m Rapid Fire PistolSam Gowin (ENG) qualified for the final with a score of 568, after 2 shoot offs to keep him in he finished with a bronze!Kristian Callaghan (ENG) finished in 8th place with a score of 561Womens 50m Rifle 3 PositionSeonaid McIntosh (SCO) qualified for the final in 6th position with a score of 576, leaving the final with a Bronze.Katie Gleeson (ENG) finished her match with a 573, qualifying in 8th position, leaving the final in 5th positionJennifer McIntosh (SCO) qualified for the final in 4th position with a score of 578, finishing the final in 8th positionSian Corish (WAL) finished 9th with a score of 572Rachel Glover (IOM) finished in 11th with a score of 570Gemma Kermode (IOM) finished 15th with a score of 559Womens TrapKirsty Barr (NIR) won a Silver medal, qualifying with a score of 69 in 3rd position after the shoot off.Sarah Wixey (WAL) won a bronze medal! Qualifying for the final in 1st position, after a shoot off, with a score of 69Abbey Ling (ENG) finished the final in 4th, qualifying in 2nd position, after a shoot off, with a score of 69Sharon Niven (SCO) qualified 5th for the final, leaving the final in 6th positionEnglish athlete Ellie Seward finished 9th with a score of 63
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Physical Educator and sports coach from 6 years , with degree in sports science and physical education from RLT University in US. Coach of football, skating, hockey and rugby teams. Now working as Sports development officer in Perth city. Contributor of sports training articles to improve sports performance in athletes. Well college football is an place where many inspiring stories surface and touch the heart. It is also a place where the passions of players, desires of coaches and expectations of community meld to form a different atmosphere.

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