Closing Ceremony

ISSF Shotgun World Cup Final closed in Rome: the medal standings

ISSF World Cup Final Shotgun · Rome, ITA

USA finished atop of the medal standings of the 2016 ISSF Shotgun World Cup Final in Rome, Italy, where the best shotgun shooters of the season met aiming at the ISSF Globes.

The 2016 ISSF Shotgun World Cup Final in Rome, Italy, was closed by today’s Trap Men Final, won by the 2012 Olympic Champion Giovanni Cernogoraz of Croatia. The USA Shooting team finished atop of the medal standings, with 1 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze.


55 athletes from 25 countries competed in the Final: the best shotgun shooters of the world – selected throughout this year’s ISSF World Cup stages in Nicosia, Rio de Janeiro, San Marino and Baku –met the Rio 2016 Olympic medalists and the title defenders.


“We have been extremely happy and proud to host this ISSF World Cup Final, and to invite here in Italy the best shotgun shooters of the world,” the ISSF Vice-President, and President of the Italian shotgun shooting federation FITAV, Mr. Luciano Rossi, said at the closing ceremony today.


“I would like to thank the Organizing Committee for their excellent work, and the volunteers who helped us making this possible. And we should not forget to thank our sponsors, Beretta and Perazzi, who have been supporting us in the organization of this event,” continued Mr. Rossi, also thanking the ISSF Vice Presidents Gary Anderson and Vladimir Lisin.  


“Here in Rome we have enjoyed an outstanding competition, a wonderful organization, excellent performance of the athletes.” said the ISSF Vice-President Gary Anderson, speaking in behalf of the ISSF President Olegario Vazquez Raña and of the ISSF Secretary General Franz Schreiber.


“In recognition of this fine competition organized by the Italian shotgun shooting federation FITAV, the ISSF would like to present a trophy of recognition to the President of FITAV Luciano Rossi,” Mr. Anderson added, awarding Mr. Rossi.  


The ISSF Technical Delegate for this competition, Mr. Bhattakarka Bunnag, officially closed the competition. “We have come to the end of a very successful ISSF World Cup Final. This is the best organized Final I have ever seen: athletes love to compete here, at the highest standards, and I wish we will be back soon! Arrivederci Roma!”


The 2017 ISSF Shotgun World Cup Series will kick-off in New Delhi, India where the first world cup stage of the year will be held from the 22nd of February through the 4th of March.

Medal standings, after 5 out of 5 events conducted

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 USA 1 1 1 3
2 AUS 1 1
2 CRO 1 1
2 NZL 1 1
2 RUS 1 1
6 CHN 1 1
6 SMR 1 1
6 SVK 1 1
6 UKR 1 1
10 EGY 1 1
10 ESP 1 1
10 MLT 1 1
10 THA 1 1
5 5 5 15

Medalists by Event, after 5 out of 5 events conducted

Event Date Medal Name Nation
Trap Men 15 OCT 2016 Gold CERNOGORAZ Giovanni CRO
Silver VARGA Erik SVK
Bronze BAILON Antonio ESP
Double Trap Men 12 OCT 2016 Gold WILLETT James AUS
Silver HOLGUIN Jeffrey USA
Bronze CHETCUTI William MLT
Skeet Men 13 OCT 2016 Gold TEPLYY Nikolay RUS
Silver MILCHEV Mikola UKR
Trap Women 14 OCT 2016 Gold ROONEY Natalie NZL
Silver PERILLI Alessandra SMR
Bronze COGDELL Corey USA
Skeet Women 12 OCT 2016 Gold RHODE Kimberly USA
Silver WEI Meng CHN

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