Oceania Championship · Sydney, AUS
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).
|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|
|Trap Men||Glenn Kable||FIJ|
|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|
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.