Double World Champion

Tuesday 4th October 2022

On Monday 3rd October, Sophie H made history for her country on the world stage.

She became GB’s first junior female to win a gold medal at a World Championships in a shooting discipline.

The ISSF World Championship Shotgun is taking place in Osijek, Croatia, with around 650 participants. In yesterday’s final, Sophie was more accurate than her closest competitors from India and Romania, who won Silver and Bronze respectively.

You can hear her reaction to winning the Gold and becoming the World Champion in Junior Women’s Skeet in this short video from British Shooting.

In more amazing news, this afternoon, Sophie was able to add to her gold medal tally by winning the Junior Skeet Mixed Team event with her partner. They beat China in the final 6-4. Sophie is now the current European Mixed Team Champion and a double World Champion.

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