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Cypriot Shooter 7th in Women Skeet at Beijing Olympic Games
2008-08-14 10:01:18

Beijing, Aug 14 - Cypriot athlete in shooting, Andri Eleftheriou, secured the seventh position in the overall ranking of women skeet at the Beijing Olympic Games.

The 24 year old Cypriot athlete, who was competing against 19 shooters, came seventh with a score 67/75.

Tomorrow, world skeet leader, Cypriot George Achilleos, will make his third effort for an Olympic medal in men’s skeet. Achilleos secured the gold medal in the ISSF World Cup Final in Belgrade, Serbia last year. Achilleos is considered a candidate for the gold medal in skeet.

A second Cypriot athlete in skeet, Antonis Nicolaides will compete tomorrow as well. The 41 year old athlete represents Cyprus for the fourth time at the Olympic Games.

Meanwhile, three Cypriots, Kyriakos Ioannou (high jump), Anna Fitidou (pole vault) and Alissa Kallinikou (400m) will try to give their best at the athletics, which will begin tomorrow as well.

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