Participants

Michael WIXEY

Michael WIXEY
    Shooting
Birth Date:  04 Jun 1971
Place of Birth:  PONTYPOOL
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  46
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  185
Weight (Kg):  100

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Men's Trap 1 Gold

Michael WIXEY - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Trap Men's Finals 46 14 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)

Michael WIXEY - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 13 Apr 9:30
Men's Trap Qualification - Day 1
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 9:00
Men's Trap Qualification - Day 2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 15:30
Gold Medal Event Men's Trap Finals
Finished

Legend

GR: Commonwealth Games Record

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Trap Men 8
2010 Delhi, IND Trap Men 12
2010 Delhi, IND Pairs Trap Men 8
2006 Melbourne, AUS Trap Men 16
2006 Melbourne, AUS Pairs Trap Men 6
2002 Manchester, ENG Trap Men 4
2002 Manchester, ENG Pairs Trap Men 3

Nickname: Mike (wtsf.org.uk, 1 Aug 2017)
Occupation: Engineer director (Athlete, 3 Oct 2017)
Education: Engineering at University of Wales (Athlete, 3 Oct 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Position style: Right hand, right eye
Sporting relatives

Wife Sarah a teammate on Welsh shooting team. Father-in-law John GIBBINS a competitive shooter, winning the English Open Sporting Championship in 1987. (britishshooting.org.uk, 29 Sep 2017)


Reason: Took up the sport because of his father, who owned and ran a small ground, which introduced him to the sport. (Athlete, 3 Oct 2017)
Memorable: Gold medal in trap at 2017 Cyprus Grand Prix. (Athlete, 3 Oct 2017)
Influence: "My dad because he started me shooting." (Athlete, 3 Oct 2017)
Additional information

COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Participated at every Commonwealth Games since Manchester 2002, where he took bronze in the trap pair with James BIRKETT-EVANS (WAL). (thecgf.com, 1 Oct 2017)


EYE IN
Silver in trap at Commonwealth Shooting Championships at Belmont shooting complex in Brisbane in November 2017  - a test event for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (shootingaustralia.org, 6 Nov 2017)



Legend

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

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