Adam Vella

Adam Vella in the men's trap qualifying event during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games.

Athlete Biography

In his Olympic debut at Athens 2004, Adam Vella, who was already experienced on the world stage, won the bronze medal in the single trap shooting. Michael Diamond, who finished equal seventh in Athens, had won the previous two Olympic gold medals in the event. He returned to Olympic competition in 2012 at the London Games where he finished 15th. In 1998, Vella had combined with Australia’s greatest trap shooters, Diamond and Russell Mark, to win the team title at the world championships.