Cool when it is hot – tight in Skeet

09 August 2018 — Views: 424

Cool when it is hot – tight in Skeet

The nice weather continued also Thursday in Leobersdorf. Today it was the hottest day of the whole summer. 37 women and 73 men Skeet athletes started their competition in the morning, afternoon the Junior Women and Men continued their second day and had also their finals.

Athletes shot today 50 targets. It seemed that the hot weather did not disturbed at all the athletes while after the first day there is five athletes who had full scores (50): Anton Astakhov (RUS), Emin Jafarov (AZE); Ben Llewellin (GBR), Tomas Nydrle (CZE) and Norwegian Erik Watndal. After these five athletes there are ten athletes who are only one clay behind with result 49. Totally 39 athletes are inside of three clay.

Andri Eleftheriou from Cyprus is leading the Skeet Women after the first day. She made a perfect day and hit all 50 targets. She was the only one who made 50. Swedish Victoria Larsson hit 49 targets and British Amber Hill 48. Just one behind Hill breathed her team mate Elena Allen and French Lucie Anastassiou with result 47. Behind of Allen and Anastassiou there are five who shot 46 46 targets: Chiara Caneiro (ITA), Vanessa Hauff (GER), Katrin Wieslhuber (GER), Marjut Heinonen (FIN) and Panagiola Andreou (CYP).

The Women and Men Skeet will continue on tomorrow and there will be hard and tight competition.

The Finals can be seen LIVE on ESC website.

Results can be found here.

Photos can be found here.

Risto Aarrekivi

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