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Tuvalu enters Shooting World Cup in Sydney and Bangkok

Apr 26, 2007: Contesting 60 nations, Geoff Whibley Ludbrook of Tuvalu is shooting in the men’s prone event on the 1st and 2nd of May in Sydney and the 9th and 10th of May in Bangkok. The events can be watched live on the Internet at www.issf.tv on the day.

The World Cup meets are staged in each continent over the year and is the pinnacle of the shooting completion. These events score higher results than the Olympics, usually with the winner never missing a 10.

Geoff says ”I feel a little bit like David and Goliath, most competitors are professionals. Have been plagued by a neck injury and haven’t been able to train. But I enter on the spirit of the games, to represent Tuvalu and to raise profile of Tuvalu as a nation among nations.”

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