Participants

James WILLETT

James WILLETT
    Shooting
Birth Date:  23 Dec 1995
Place of Birth:  YARRAWONGA
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  22
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  188
Weight (Kg):  85

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Men's Double Trap 6

James WILLETT - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Wed, 11 Apr 9:00
Men's Double Trap Qualification
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 15:45
Gold Medal Event Men's Double Trap Finals
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Double Trap Men 5

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2017 Moscow, RUS Trap Men 47
2017 Moscow, RUS Double Trap Men 12
2015 Lonato, ITA Double Trap Men 4

Nickname: Green Machine (Athlete, 5 Nov 2017)
Hobbies

Fishing, hunting (issf-sports.org, 9 May 2017; Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)


Occupation: Athlete, farmer (issf-sports.org, 9 May 2017; Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Arthur WILLETT (father) (AUS) and Russell MARK (AUS) (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)
NATIONAL: Adam VELLA (AUS) (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)


Position style: Right-hand, right-eye
Reason: Started the sport in high school. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)
Ambition: To win at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)
Memorable: Representing Australia at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and being part of the Australian team at the Opening Ceremony. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)
Hero: Olympic gold medallist Russell MARK (AUS). "My coach since 2014." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Influence: Father Arthur "as he got me started in the sport". (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017)
Additional information

OWN RANGE
Commuted more than four hours to his gun club to train, so in 2014 built a shooting range on the family wheat farm in Mulwala, NSW, Australia. (shootingaustralia.org, 15 May 2017)


AMBASSADOR
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games ambassador for shooting. (commonwealthgames.com.au, 12 Jul 2017)


SWITCH
Double trap shooter who has been ranked world number one, started competing in trap after the International Shooting Sport Federation announced men’s double trap was unlikely to be contested at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (Athlete, 30 Jun 2017; Facebook, 27 Jun 2017; Free Press Corowa, 12 Jul 2017)

TOP THREE
Bronze in the trap at the 2017 Commonwealth Shooting Federation Championships at Belmont Shooting Complex in Brisbane in November - a test event for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (shootingaustralia.org, 6 Nov 2017)


Social Media

Legend

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

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