Victorian Institute of Sport

Iles secures Olympic quota

Monday, 11 November 2019

VIS’ Mitchell Iles won the Oceania Championships in Sydney last Friday, as well as securing another Tokyo 2020 quota spot for Australia at the Olympic Games.

Iles delivered in an impressive final, scoring 43/50 in windy conditions to win the event and a quota place by 5 targets.

Iles will now prepare himself for the upcoming selections commencing with the National Championships in early January.

The Shooting Australia Awards of Excellence night followed the National Championships, which saw four VIS athletes win awards on the night.

James Willet was named the Male Athlete of the Year whilst Laetisha Scanlan was named Female Athlete of the year.

In the junior categories, Aislin Jones won the Junior Female Athlete of Year, and Mitchell Illes won the Male division.  

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