Matt Coward-Holley wins bronze for GB in Tokyo

Photo: British Shooting

GB’s Matt Coward-Holley has won bronze in the Men’s Trap at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Matt, 26, from Chelmsford, shot brilliantly in qualification to make the final six, shooting his last three rounds straight and scoring 123 ex-125. He also won a shoot-off to secure bib 2 for the final.

Matt then battled through to the final three to take the bronze medal as Czech shooters Jiri Liptak and David Kostelecky pulled ahead to take gold and silver respectively.

GB’s Aaron Heading shot 119 in qualification, not missing any in his last two rounds on the second day, but didn’t make the final.

In Women’s Trap, GB’s Kirsty Hegarty shot a very strong score of 116, which wasn’t quite enough to reach the final.

View the official results here.

Watch fellow Olympian and Rio 2016 bronze medallist Steve Scott’s reaction below:

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