Portuguese American Journal

Target Field: Ana Maria Pereira won world’s champion title – Norway

Ana Maria Pereira, from Portugal, has won the title of world’s champion in the Target Field, category female (PCP), at the XII World Target Field Championship held in Romsdal, Norway.

Pereira won first place with a total of 131 points, followed by Natali Terblance (South Africa) with 130 points and Lydeen Calvert (UK) who won third place with 128 points.

Miguel Santos, from the Portuguese male team, won 1oth place at the contest. The Portuguese team comprised of Sergio Rita, Ana Pereira, Miguel Santos, Luis Barreira, Jorge Battle and Antonio Cortes, totaled 517 points, which earned them 4th place in the contest.

The big winner was Great Britain, which earned 562 points, followed by South Africa (532) and Germany (527). The event, organized by the World Field Target Federation – WFTF was held between 16 and 19 August, with 50 targets each day, a total of 150 points was the target.

The event was hosted last week by the Norwegian Field Target Association and 116 competitors from eight countries around the world qualified to participate.

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