Tim Kneale wins silver medal and a Rio 2016 quota place at the ISSF World Championships

After finishing qualification with 142 to beat 69 other competitors at the ISSF World Championships, the Isle of Man’s Tim Kneale qualified second in the semi-final. His 27 was one behind the experienced Vasily Mosin, who went on to win gold and become the Double Trap world champion as Tim dropped four targets in the gold-medal match.

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The quota place is Britain’s fifth in the shotgun disciplines, but the event offered even more success for Tim as his qualifying score led teammates Matt Coward-Holley and Matthew French to a team gold.

 

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