Coles to Defend Commonwealth Title
Shooting | Published:
Wed 31 January 2018
Commonwealth champion Laura Coles has been confirmed on Australia’s 28-strong Shooting team for
the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
made a name for herself at the Glasgow Games in 2014, when on debut, she
produced the performance of her life to win gold in the women’s skeetfinal.
earned the winafter hitting 14 of 16 targets during the gold medal shoot-off at the Barry
Buddon Shooting Centre against Welsh opponent Elena Allen.
years of age, Coles has made a career out of shooting, with the Hocking
resident also the proprietor of the popular Hot Shots Shooting business in
will again focus on the skeet discipline at the Gold CoastCommonwealthGames with competition to be contested at the Belmont Shooting Centre in
Skeet preliminaries and final will both be contested on Sunday April 8.
Western Australia now has three athletes officially selected on the 2018 Australian
Commonwealth Games team with Coles joining boxer Caitlin Parker and
world champion wheelchair racer Madison de Rozario.