Participants

William CHETCUTI

William CHETCUTI
    Shooting
Birth Date:  07 Jan 1985
Place of Birth:  MALTA
Country of birth:  MLT
Age:  33
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  92

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Men's Double Trap 9

William CHETCUTI - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Wed, 11 Apr 9:00
Men's Double Trap Qualification
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Double Trap Men 7
2010 Delhi, IND Double Trap Men 7
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs Double Trap Men 6
2006 Melbourne, AUS Double Trap Men 3
2006 Melbourne, AUS Pairs Double Trap Men 4
2002 Manchester, ENG Double Trap Men 3

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Double Trap Men 17
2012 London, GBR Double Trap Men 9
2008 Beijing, CHN Double Trap Men 8
2004 Athens, GRE Double Trap Men 9

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2017 Moscow, RUS Double Trap Men 19
2015 Lonato, ITA Double Trap Men 7
2014 Granada, ESP Double Trap Men 28
2013 Lima, PER Double Trap Men 5
2011 Belgrade, SER Double Trap Men 5
2010 Munich, GER Double Trap Men 8
2009 Maribor, SLO Double Trap Men 21
2007 Nicosia, CYP Double Trap Men 52
2006 Zagreb, CRO Double Trap Men 33
2005 Lonato, ITA Double Trap Men 13
2003 Nicosia, CYP Double Trap Men 25

Nickname: Biondo (Olympic News Service, Aug 2016)
Hobbies

Hunting, fishing (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)


Occupation: Armed forces of Malta, athlete (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Languages spoken: English, Maltese
Coach

PERSONAL/NATIONAL: Jimmy BUGEJA (MLT) (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)


Position style: Right eye, right hand
Reason: “I started when I was about 10 years old. First with my grandfather, who had practised clay shooting at club level, and soon after with my father.? (olympic.org, 21 Jun 2012)
Ambition: To make the final at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Memorable: Winning gold in double trap at two ISSF World Cups (Beijing 2011 and Baku 2016). (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Hero: Olympic champion shooter Ahmed AL MAKTOUM (UAE) (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Influence: Father Joe and mother Carmen. (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Ritual: "Mental training." (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017)
Additional information

COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Commonwealth Games debut at Manchester 2002 where he took bronze in double trap. Took bronze in same event at Melbourne 2006. Competed in double trap at Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014, finishing seventh on both occasions. (thecgf.com, 25 Sep 2017)


FLAGBEARER
Carried Malta flag at opening ceremony of Manchester 2002 and Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. Flagbearer at other major international events, including Athens 2004 and London 2012 Olympic Games, and 2005 Mediterranean Games in Almeria, Spain. (timesofmalta.com, 3 Mar 2006; timesofmalta.com, 20 Jul 2012)


TURKISH DELIGHT
Won gold medal in double trap at 2013 Mediterranean Games in Mersin, Turkey - Malta’s first gold in a Mediterranean Games and his third medal, after a bronze at Almeria 2005 and silver at Pescare 2009. (Malta Independent, 27 Jun 2013)


BIG LOSS
With the removal of double trap from the Olympic program at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, he started practising trap. "It’s hard to understand how the ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) came to this conclusion. Double trap shooting was everything for me. Omitting it from the Olympic schedule will pose serious ramifications on my career and those of others." Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is likely to be his last international competition in double trap. (Athlete, 1 Nov 2017; timesofmalta.com, 23 Feb 2017)


SCHOLARSHIP
Olympic Solidarity scholarship holder for London 2012 and Rio 2016. (olympic.org, 21 Jun 2012; Olympic News Service, Aug 2016) 


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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