Luckman Wins Double Gold…Again!

It was a truly memorable final day of shooting in Australia after Team England’s David Luckman won his second Gold medal of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.With a score of 404 – 49v in Queen’s Prize Individual, the achievement comes four years after he did exactly the same thing at Glasgow in 2014! His pairs team mate Parag Patel won Bronze with a score of 403 – 45v. In Men’s 3 Position Rifle, England’s Dean Bale secure a fantastic Bronze afer qualifying for the final in third positon with a score of 1163.Over in Shotgun, it was a Wales and England Gold and Silver in Olympic Trap, thanks to fantastic performances from Mike Wixey and Aaron Heading respectively. The win for Wixey comes just a day after his wife Sarah won a Silver in Women’s Trap – giving Mike extra motivation to go on and secure top spot. Mike said: “This feels great. I was trying to keep calm and keep in the moment and managed to do that so it was good. I took one at a time and they seemed to come alright. "It was a strange feeling because when she won it I was quite envious knowing that I was going to be shooting today and it gave me added impetus to give it that bit more. I wanted to make sure I won one as well!"Team England’s Ed Ling also qualified for the final but finished just outside the podium positions in fourth. Full Round Up of the final day of Gold Coast 2017Mens 50m Rifle 3 PositionDean Bale (ENG) qualified for the final in 3rd with a score of 1163, Dean left the final with a bronze medalCameron Pirouet (JEY) qualified for the final in 6th  with a score of 1149, finishing the final in 4th positionKenneth Parr (ENG) qualified for the final in 4th with a score of 1158, finishing the final in 6thMichael Bamsey (WAL) finished in 9th with a score of 1145Neil Stirton (SCO) shot a 1140, finishing 11thRory Hamilton (NIR) finished with a score of 1129, finishing 14thStuart Hill (NIR) finished 16th with a score of 1096Queens Prize IndividualDavid Luckman (ENG) won a Gold medal with a score of 404 49vParag Patel (ENG) wins a Bronze medal with a score of 403 45vIan Shaw (SCO), close behind in 4th with a score of 402 39vBarry Le Cheminant (JEY) in 5th with a score of 401 50vDavid Le Quesne finished 6th with a score of 400 47vGareth Morris finished in 10th with a score of 399 45vDavid Calvery (NIR) shot a 399 40v, finishing 12thAlexander Walker (SCO) finished 13th with a score of 399 38vPeter Jory (GGY) shot a 399 37v and finished 14thChris Watson (WAL) finished on a 397 40v in 16thJack Alexander (NIR) finished 17th with a score of 396 40vAnd Adam Jory (GGY) shot a 395 26v putting him in 19thMens TrapWelshman Michael Wixey won Gold after he qualified for the final in 1st position with a 120.The two Englishmen qualified in 2nd and 3rd, Aaron Heading in 2nd, finishing with a silver and Edward Ling finishing in 4th.David Henning (NIR) shot a 115 and finished 11thKevin Cowles (GIB) finished 17th with a score of 110David Walton finished with a 109, leaving him in 20thStefan Roberts (GGY) finished in 21st position with a score of 108Welshman Jonathan Davis finished in 26th with a score of 105Neil Parsons (IOM) finished in 28th with a score of 103Darren Burtneshaw (GGY) finished in 30th with a score of 102
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Author: accuhunt

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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