Amber Hill won the silver medal in Women’s Skeet at the ISSF World Cup in Lonato, Italy today, 10 May 2021.
Amber, from Bracknell, won an Olympic quota place for the World Cup in New Delhi earlier this year, and was ranked world No.1.
In Italy she finished the qualification rounds in top spot with 123 ex 125, missing just one clay in the first round and one in the fifth.
It was the USA’s Austen Smith who eventually secured gold with a final score of 55, with Amber close behind with 52. Slovakia’s Danka Bartekova completed the podium in bronze place.
Meanwhile in Men’s Skeet, GB’s Ben Llewellin was just one target off securing a spot in the final with a qualification score of 122.
The Women’s Skeet final was live-streamed by the ISSF and can be watched on their YouTube channel here.