Double Trap shooting gold for GB star Peter Wilson!

03 August 2012

Peter Wilson has won Britain's fourth gold medal of the London Olympics after victory in the double trap competition today. The 25-year-old from Dorset finished two shots clear of Sweden's Hakan Dahlby. A shoot-off will decide third. Wilson had finished the qualifying stage three shots clear and held off Dahlby's challenge to seal gold.

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The medal is Britain's first Olympic shooting medal since Richard Faulds triumphed in Sydney 12 years ago.

Wilson came into the event at the Royal Artillery Barracks as world record holder and world number two and was the youngest man in the final.