Participants

Abbey LING

Abbey LING
    Shooting
Birth Date:  30 Mar 1987
Place of Birth:  HIGH WYCOMBE
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  31
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  178
Weight (Kg):  78

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SHO Shooting Women's Trap 4

Abbey LING - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 13 Apr 9:00
Women's Trap Qualification
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 15:55
Gold Medal Event Women's Trap Finals
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2015 Lonato, ITA Trap Women 35

Previous names: Abbey BURTON (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)
Hobbies

Netball (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)


Occupation: Shooting instructor (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB/PERSONAL: Steven Theodore LING (father-in-law) (ENG) (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)


Position style: Right hand, right eye
Sporting relatives

Husband Edward took bronze in trap at Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)


Injuries

Damaged medial collateral ligaments in right knee from netball. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)


Ambition: Be the first woman from Great Britain to win an Olympic medal in shooting. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)
Memorable: Winning gold at 2012 ISSF World Cup in Lonato, Italy. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)
Hero: Slovakian trap shooter Zuzana REKAK STEFECEKOVA. “She has won Olympic medals and is a great role model.? (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)
Influence: Husband Edward. “He has achieved something I would love to achieve.? (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)
Ritual: A good night's sleep, listen to music and dry mounting her gun. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)
Additional information

CHAMPION
Won British trap title five times. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017)


PASSION PROJECT
Runs Ling Shooting School with husband, Olympic bronze medallist Edward LING (ENG). (lingshooting.co.uk, 18 May 2017)


SHOTGUN WEDDING
Married Edward in 2014. They walked through a shotgun archway, which Edward's father Steven secretly planned. The couple met through shooting in 2002. (Athlete, 16 Nov 2017; thisisthewestcountry.co.uk, 2 Oct 2014)


APPEAL
Failed in her appeal against decision not to select her in Team GB squad for London 2012 Olympic Games. (dailymail.co.uk, 29 May 2012)


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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