Champion Trapshooter – Oliver Dean


Oliver pictured (front left) and Griffin Evan (back left) NZU21 Team

Over the week 12-17th June CBHS’ Oliver Dean competed at the NZ Open DTL Clay Target Nationals, at Mcleans Island in Christchurch. Approximately 275 competitors from NZ and Australia attended the event.

Oliver shot in seven different DTL disciplines over six days with the following results;

  • Accumulated enough points over the 3 blue ribbon events Single Rise, Single Barrel and Point Score to qualify the 5-person squad to represent NZ in the NZ Junior (U21) Mackintosh Team. The Mackintosh event is a 100 Target match completed on postal basis with 8 other counties and was held on Saturday 17thJune with Oliver shooting score of 278/300. Also selected in this team was CBHS old boy Griffin Evans.
  • Junior (U18) DTL High Gun champion over the seven disciplines with a score of 423/450.
  • Selected as part of the 3-person South Island Junior (U18) which won against North Island 216 to 209.

Congratulations to Oliver on these fantastic results and achievements.