Cypriot skeet champion ranks first worldwide
The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has announced that Cypriot skeet champion George Achilleos is currently ranked first worldwide.
It is the first time in sport history that a Cypriot athlete ranks first worldwide in any athletic event.
George Achilleos has a total of 1647 points followed by Russian Valery Shomin with 1521 points, Vincent Hancock of the USA with 1085 points, Jan Sychra of the Czech Republic with 884 points.
Moreover, Cypriot Skeet athletes Antonis Nicolaides and Antonis Andreou, hold the successful 5th and 20th positions respectively, in the ISSF world ranking.