James Willett

james willet

Year Born - 1995

State Born - Victoria, Australia

Sporting Achievements

ISSF Double Trap (Olympic Discipline)

  • 2014 Australian Grand Prix Champion - Open
  • 2015 Commonwealth Champion - Open
  • 2015 Commonwealth Champion - Junior
  • 2015 Runner up National Champion - Open
  • 2015 National Champion - Junior
  • 2015 Overall National Junior High Gun Champion
  • 2015 World Cup Qualifier for Australian Open Team
  • 2015 22nd place in Cyprus Grand Prix - Open
  • 2015 2nd highest qualifier for World Cup Final (Al Ain, UAE)
  • 2015 5th Overall standing for world Cup (Al Ain, UAE)
  • 2015 Junior World Record 142/150
  • 2015 20th placed qualifier at ISSF Cyprus World Cup
  • 2015 4th Overall in Heydar Aliyev International Grand Prix in Gabala, Azerbaijan
  • 2015 3rd Overall at the ISSF International Junior Cup in Suhl, Germany
  • 2015 28th placed qualifier at ISSF Azerbaijan World Cup
  • 2015 3rd qualifier in Open at the ISSF World Championships Lonato, Italy and finished 4th overall.
  • 2015 1st Overall at the ISSF Oceania Championships in the Open event and also won the Olympic quota for Rio.
  • 2015 1st Overall in the Shooting Australia Junior Championships and also winner of my age group 17-20.
  • 2016 Overall winner of the ACTA National Double Trap Championship and winner of National Highgun. 3rd Overall in Commonwealth championship
  • 2016 7th place at the Qatar Open in Men’s Double Trap
  • 2016 6th place at the Cyprus Grand Prix in Men’s Double Trap
  • 2016 3rd place at the ISSF World Cup held in Nicosia, Cyprus in men’s Double Trap
  • 2016 I was awarded the Shooting Australia Male shooter of the year and the Shooting Australia Athlete of the year.
  • 2016 1st place at the ISSF World Cup and Olympic Test event held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in Men’s Double Trap.
  • 2016 4th place at the ISSF World Cup in San Marino in Men’s Double Trap.
  • 2016 19th place at the ISSF World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan in Men’s Double Trap.
  • 2016 1st Overall in the NSW State Double Trap Championships held in Sydney.
  • 2016 5th place in the Rio Olympic Games in Men’s Double Trap. Olympic Record with a score of 140/150.
  • 2016 1st place in the ISSF World Cup Final held in Rome, Italy in Men’s Double Trap. This win also automatically qualified me for the 2017 ISSF World Cup Final.
  • 2017 ACTA ISSF 1st place in the Commonwealth Double Trap Championship.
  • 2017 ACTA ISSF 1st place in the National Double Trap Championship.
  • 2017 ACTA ISSF National High Gun Champion.
  • 2017 Overall winner of the ISSF World Cup in India, New Delhi
  • 2017 Overall winner of Sydney Cup in Double Trap.
  • 2017 2nd Overall in the ISSF World Cup in Acapulco, Mexico
  • 2017 Overall winner of the VIC State titles in Double Trap.
  • 2017 Overall winner of the NSW State titles in Double Trap
  • 2017 12th place at the ISSF World Championships in Men’s Double Trap (Moscow, Russia)
  • 2017 10th place at the ISSF World Cup Final in Men’s Double Trap (New Delhi, India)
  • 2017 2nd place at the ISSF Oceania Championships in Double Trap
  • 2017 Overall winner of the Shooting Australia Open Championships in Men’s Double Trap
  • 2018 ACTA ISSF 1st Place in the Commonwealth Double Trap Championships
  • 2018 ACTA ISSF 1st Place in the National Double Trap Championships
  • 2018 ACTA ISSF Overall National High Gun for Double Trap
  • 2018 6th place at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Men’s Double Trap

ISSF Trap (Olympic Discipline)

  • 2014 Australian Grand Prix Champion - Open
  • 2017 Overall winner of Sydney Cup in Men’s Trap.
  • 2017 2nd Overall in the VIC State Titles in Men’s Trap.
  • 2017 Overall winner of the United States of America Grand Prix in Men’s Trap
  • 2017 47th place at the ISSF World Championships in Men’s Trap (Moscow, Russia)
  • 2017 3rd place in the Commonwealth Games Federation test event in Men’s Trap
  • 2017 2nd Place in the ISSF Oceania Championships in Men’s Trap

Down The Line (DTL)

  • 2014 Regional Open Trap Team (Riverina Zone)
  • 2014 Regional Ball Trap Champion - Open
  • 2014 New Zealand National Double Rise Champion - Open
  • 2014 New Zealand National Single Rise Champion - Open
  • 2014 National Family Deauville Doubles Champion - Open
  • 2014 Australian Open Mackintosh Team - 2nd position
  • 2014 All Australian Open Trap Team
  • 2014 2nd Place World Junior Teams Event
  • 2014 World Junior Champion
  • 2014 Qualification for Australian Clay Target Association GRAND SLAM -

THIS CONSISTS OF:

  • 400 targets shot straight
  • 25 pair double rise straight
  • 50 targets straight from the maximum handicap 25 meters
  • Various runners up placings at National level in open and Junior divisions alike
  • 2015 NSW State Double Barrel Champion with a score of 1003/1003
  • 2015 NSW State Single barrel – 3rd in AA grade.
  • Current 2015 Long Run break holder with a score of 1053/1053 off 15meters
  • 2015 Qualification of the ACTA Masters Award after shooting 800 straight off 15meters
  • 2017 Qualified first position in the Australian DTL team to represent Australia at the 2018 World Championship’s after winning the Overall Mackintosh Team High Gun.

ISSF Skeet (Olympic Discipline) -

  • 2014 Commonwealth Junior Champion
  • 2014 Overall Junior High Gun National Champion
  • 2014 Runners up in Junior National Champion

Universal Trench

  • 2014 Victorian State Junior Champion
  • 2014 South Australian State Junior Champion
  • 2014 Runner up National Junior Champion
  • 2014 1st position qualifier Junior Australian Team
  • 2014 3rd Place World Junior Universal Trench Championship