Australians Tom Grice and Penny Smith are the inaugural ISSF World Champions in the Trap Mixed Team event, coming from behind to defeat Spain’s Antonio Bailon and Beatriz Martinez to win gold at the Foxlodge Shooting Range in Moscow (RUS) overnight.
Current Olympic champion Catherine Skinner has been narrowly defeated by Jessica Rossi of Italy in the 2017 ISSF Shotgun World Championship in Moscow, Russia.
On this day last year, Catherine Skinner became Australia’s fifth Olympic shooting gold medallist when she took out the women’s trap event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Rio 2016 Olympian James Willett has taken silver in the men’s Double Trap at the ISSF World Cup in Acapulco, separated from winner Ankur Mittal (India) by only 2 points in a close final.
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, we take a look at some of the ground-breaking sporting moments from our top female athletes.
February 2017 was a history-making month for Australian athletes around the globe. Winter athletes cemented their place on the international stage, records were broken, medals were won and world class events debut on Australian soil.