News: Dedman Secures Suhl Silver

James Dedman has won a Silver medal in the Double Trap competition at the Suhl Junior World Cup.

The World Cup started on the 29th of April and runs until the 6th of May.

Dedman came out top in the semi-finals shooting a great 25/30 to qualify for the final ahead of his rivals.

He put in another strong performance in the Gold medal match hitting 24/30 targets but was beaten to the Gold medal by Nathan Lee Xuereb who shot an extraordinary 29/30.

Scottish Fast-Track member David McMath, also did well in the Double Trap to reach the final.

In the final he was pipped in the battle to qualify for the Bronze medal match by one target as his score of 22/30 left him in 5th place behind Viacheslav Yukhimenko who shot 23/30.

Elsewhere, Seonaid McIntosh set a new British Junior Record in the Women’s 3×20 by shooting 574 in Germany.

McIntosh also set a new personal best in the Junior Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions.

Peter Wilson, who is James Dedman’s coach said: “From our perspective it was a great day and to come away with silver is fantastic.

“I’m delighted for Team GB to have a medal, delighted for James and his parents because we’ve putting in a lot of work.

“He won silver at Tokyo World Cup so to win silver again shows he’s there or thereabouts and shows consistency.

“He’s got his A-Level exams coming up which means hopefully he will now he have his head in a book! He’s got a lot of exams coming up in the next month or so before we go Azerbaijan for the Senior World Cup.”

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Brown says:

    Karan, really admire your style of writing. Have a little request. would love to see your analysis of what’s happening at the golf front 🙂

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    1. Karan Gadhia says:

      Thank you for the kind comment!

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