Shooters announced for the Baku 2015 European Games

Amber Hill

Amber Hill will compete in Women’s Skeet at Baku, Azerbaijan

Team GB’s shooting teams are getting ready to compete at Baku 2015 in June, where they will take on the elite of Europe’s pistol, rifle and shotgun competitors.

With 15 Rio 2016 quota places up for grabs, the GB shooters will be going all-out to impress at this event, which is the inaugural edition of the European Games.

The shooters heading to Baku 2015 are:


Women’s Trap

Abbey Ling (28, from Somerset)

Abbey is the first woman to be crowned British champion three years in a row.

Charlotte Kerwood (28, from Fletching, East Sussex)

Charlotte is a four-time Commenwealth Games gold medallist and has competed at the Olympic Games twice. You can follow her on Twitter: @charkerwood


Ed Ling

Ed Ling will face tough competition in Men’s Trap

Men’s Trap

Ed Ling (32, from Wellington, Somerset)

Ed was a silver medallist at the 2014 World Championships

Brad Davis (29, from Guildford)

Brad won a silver medal at the 2014 British Championships


Women’s Skeet

Elena Allen (42, from Newport)

Elena was a silver medallist in the individual Skeet event at the 2014 World Championships

Amber Hill (17, from Bracknell)

The youngest member of the GB shooting team heading to Baku, Amber was a gold medallist at the 2014 World Championships in the team Skeet event. You can follow her on Twitter: @Amberjohill.

Elena Allen will join Amber Hill in Women's Skeet

Elena Allen will join Amber Hill in Women’s Skeet

Men’s Skeet

Jeremy Bird (25, from Hartlepool)

Jeremy came in seventh at the 2014 World Championships in Men’s Skeet.

Mike Gilligan (25, from Derby)

Mike Gill is a two-time British champion in Men’s Skeet (2010 and 2013). Follow him on Twitter: @mikegill89


Steve Scott

Steve Scott will compete in the Double Trap

Men’s Double Trap

Steve Scott (30, from Battle, East Sussex)

Steve was the Double Trap gold medallist at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. You can follow him on Twitter: @ssshooting

Tim Kneale (32, from Ramsey, Cambridgeshire)

Tim is the current Men’s Double Trap world record holder.


Men’s Prone

John Hammond

(34, from Banchory, Aberdeenshire)

John competed in both the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and the London Olympics in 2012.


Women’s 50m 3p and 10m Air Rifle

Jen McIntosh (23, from Falkirk)

Jen is a four-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist. You can follow her on Twitter: @JenMac600

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