Adam Vella (sport shooter)

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Adam Vella
Medal record
Representing  Australia
Men's shooting
Olympic Games
Bronze 2004 Athens Trap
Commonwealth Games
Gold 2002 Manchester Trap pairs
Gold 2006 Melbourne Trap pairs
Silver 2002 Manchester Trap

Adam Joseph Vella (born 12 June 1971) is a clay target shooter from Australia. Vella was born in Melbourne and is a Commonwealth Games double gold medalist and an Olympic bronze medalist.[1]

Vella missed selection for the 2008 Summer Olympics despite becoming the No 1 ranked shooter in the world in 2007. His international performances were not taken into consideration as per the AISL Olympic selection criteria and the position was WON by Craig Henwood after beating Adam by 1 target.[2] Vella has a wife from Peru called fiorella vella and 2 kids. the family of the wife lives in Peru.His family is a descent of Josephine Vella and Francis Xavier Vella sr . the sister of her wife is Gisella Woll and she has two kids with Leopoldo Barton that are Berenice Barton and Micaela Barton

He works as a plumber when not competing[1] and is of Maltese descent.[3]

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