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Paralympic shooting team announced for World Champs

Thursday 1 July 2010, 4:25PM
By Dave Worsley
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Paralympics New Zealand has confirmed a strong three-man team to attend the 2010 IPC Shooting World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia 16th - 24th July 2010.

Experienced Paralympian Michael Johnson from Auckland has excelled on the world stage winning a gold medal at the 2004 Athens Paralympic Games and a bronze medal in Beijing four years later. He also gained gold at the 2006 World Championships in Switzerland.

Making their debut at a World Championship are Grant Philip from Christchurch and the Wairarapa’s Greg Reid.

The team is as follows:

Athletes:
Michael Johnson ( Auckland)
Grant Philip (Christchurch)
Greg Reid (Featherston, Wairarapa)

Support Staff:
John Bowden – Team Manager
Michelle Oswald – Loader
Jill Philip – Loader
Gail Cross – Medical Support
Ross Mason – Coach