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Olympic Champions on Top

Fátima Gálvez and Alberto Fernández from Spain, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Champions in Trap Mixed Team, became both new European Champions in Team Individual events for Women and Men respectively.

Gálvez won Gold with 46 hits setting an Equaled European record! Silver went to German Kathrin Murche, Bronze and the 2024 Paris Olympics quota place – to Rümeysa Pelin Kaya from Türkiye.

Fernández won Gold and the only Olympic quota place available. Silver went to Yavuz Ilnam from Türkiye, and Bronze – to Boštjan Maček from Slovenia.

Turks Yavuz İlnam, Oğuzhan Tüzün, and Tolga Tuncer N were the best in Trap Men Team event followed by Britons Nathan Hales, Matthew John Coward-Holley, and Aaron Heading and Finns Jukka Laakso, Juho Johannes Mäkelä, and Eemil Pirttisalo.

In Women’s Team event the best were Mopsi Veromaa, Satu Mäkelä-Nummela, and Noora Antikainen from Finland. Silver went to the Championship’s hosts Jessica Rossi, Maria Lucia Palmitessa, and Silvana Stanco. Bronze was won by Germans Kathrin Murche, Sarah Bindrich, and Nadine Halwax.

In Trap Women Junior event, which opened the European Championships Shotgun here in Lonato, the host nation Italy was represented by three athletes at once: Elena Navelli, Giorgia Lenticchia, and Valentina Dolci. Noelia Pontes Villarrubia from Spain, Nisa Nur Aydemir from Türkiye, and Martina Matějková from Czech Republic took part in shooting as well. Aydemir was the first to eliminate followed by Dolci and Lenticchia. Matějková threw the victory from Navelli with a difference of just 1 point! Pontes Villarrubia took Bronze.

In Team competitions among just 2 Teams the best were Italians Elena Navelli, Giorgia Lenticchia, and Marika Patera, Germans Lea Marion Franziska Maria Blank, Romy Gramowski, and Josephine Schwenzfeier took Silver.

The Trap Men Junior Final closed the day’s program and was the most excited and full of emotions: the Golden medal’s fate was decided by an amazing shoot-off! Italian’s Matteo Dambrosi’s nerves were more solid than those of his competitor Nico Sciberras from Malta. Bronze was won by another Italian Luca Gerri.

In Team event it was Italy’s success again with participation of Luca Gerri, Matteo Dambrosi, and Riccardo Mirabile. Silver medals were taken by Marius Josef Erik John, Tim-Luca Schmidt, and Pius Rosenecker from Germany, Bronzes went to Petr Dorničák, Jaromir Hanák, and Ondřej Šťastný from the Czech Republic.


Results can be found here.

Photos can be found here.

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