David battles in shoot out

HOYLETON’S David Chapman wasn’t going to leave anything out in the shooting park at this year’s Commonwealth Games, and while he made it to the finals in the 25m rapid fire pistol event, just missed out on a medal, ending up in fourth position.

After stage one last Thursday, David was in eighth position, just seven points behind the eventual gold medal winner.

But after stage two on Friday morning, David had jumped into sixth spot, qualifying for the final in the
afternoon.

In the final, David was eliminated from a medal by a shoot out, with the eventual gold medal winner, Anish from India, breaking David’s record held from the previous Games.

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