Oceania Shooting Championship assign 18 Olympic quota places

Oceania Championship · Sydney, AUS

The competition took place in Sydney (AUS), from November 25th to December 3rd. A total of 18 Olympic slots was distributed in the three disciplines.

Eighteen Olympic quota places for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been assigned in Sydney (AUS), where the Oceania Shooting Championship took place from November 25th to December 3rd.


As expected, Australia pocketed most of the slots, collecting 14 of them. The four remaining quotas was awarded to New Zealand, three, and Fiji, one.


Among the athletes earning an Olympic slot for their country, New Zealand’s Natalie Ellen Rooney, 2015 World Cup Bronze medallist in the Trap Women event in Acapulco (MEX), and Australia’s James Willett, 2015 Junior Cup Bronze medallist in the Double Trap Men event in Suhl (GER).

Date  Event  Name  Country 
27 Nov
50m Rifle 3 Positions Men  Dane Kevin Sampson  AUS 
50m Rifle 3 Positions Women  Emma Alice Woodroofe  AUS 
25m Pistol Women  Elena Galiabovitch  AUS 
28 Nov Trap Women  Natalie Ellen Rooney  NZL 
29 Nov
10m Air Pistol Men  Christopher Summarell  AUS 
10m Air Pistol Women  Lalita Yauhleuskaya AUS 
50m Rifle Prone Men  Ryan Taylor  NZL 
Frederyk Woodhouse AUS
 Trap Men Glenn Kable FIJ 
Adam Vella AUS 
1 Dec  10m Air Rifle Men Jack Thomas Venning Rossiter AUS 
 10m Air Rifle Women Jennifer Hens AUS 
 50m Pistol Men Daniel Repacholi AUS 
 Double Trap Men James Willett AUS 
 Skeet Women Chloe Jane Holden Tipple NZL 
2 Dec  25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men David J. Chapman AUS 
 Skeet Men James Bolding AUS 
Keith Ferguson AUS 

More Olympic quotas will be assigned at the African and Asian continental championships, scheduled in Cairo (EGY) in December and in New Delhi (IND) in January.

Marco Vettoretti


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