Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Rooney wins shooting medal for New Zealand

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Shooter Natalie Rooney has won New Zealand's first medal at the Rio Olympics 2016. Rooney won a silver medal in the woman's trap shooting event. The 28 year old finished second overall in the woman's shooting and losing the gold medal against Australia's Catherine Skinner. The Rio Olympics is Rooney's first Olympics after just missing out on the 2012 London Olympics with the New Zealand team. She has been competing internationally for 10 years and in 2010 she placed 5th and 7th in the Delhi Commonwealth games, and 4th at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

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