The Malta Independent 17 July 2019, Wednesday

Shooting: John Marmara wins the Jimmy Bugeja trap competition

Edwin Vella Monday, 3 December 2018, 10:50 Last update: about 9 months ago

John Marmara was the overall winner of the Jimmy Bugeja Trap Trophy that was organised at the Qormi Clay Shooting Club.

This was Marmara's second overall victory of the season. He was accompanied on the podium by George Cassar and George Grech, who finished in the second and in third place respectively.

After two qualification rounds of 25 clay targets each, the six Finalists in the Bib number order were;

Mario Buhagiar with the score of 48/50, Christopher Vella 46/50, George Cassar 39/50+5 shoot-off, John Marmara 39/50+4 shoot-off, George Mifsud 38/50+7 shoot-off and George Grech with 38/50+6 shoot-off. Jean Pierre Mifsud lost his chance to compete in the Final Stages after he was eliminated with the result of 38/50+0 Shoot-off.


In the qualification rounds a perfect straight of 25/25 was registered by Mario Buhagiar.

The official overall results were

1st John Marmara 20/25 + 3/5 + 5/5 + 4/5 + 6/10, total score 38/50

2nd George Cassar 19/25 + 4/5 + 3/5 + 2/5 + 9/10, total score 37/50

3rd George Grech 19/25 + 3/5 + 3/5 + 3/5, total score 28/40

4th Mario Buhagiar 15/25 + 3/5 + 5/5, total score 23/35

5th George Mifsud 15/25 + 3/5, total score 18/30

6th Christopher Vella 14/25, total score 14/25

The top three Shooters in their respective classes concluded their two qualification rounds with the following scores;

Class A

1st Mario Buhagiar 48/50

2nd George Mifsud 38/50

3rd Paul Formosa 37/50

Class B

1st Christopher Vella 46/50

2nd George Cassar 39/50 (Count Back Rule)

3rd John Marmara 39/50

Class C

1st George Grech 38/50

2nd Nico Sciberras 37/50

3rd Charles Demanuele 33/50

The MSSF Shotgun Programme continues on Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 December 2018 with Mira Ghall-Istrina in all Events to be held at the Bidnija Shooting Ranges, the Qormi Clay Shooting Club and the Southern Shooting Club.

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