Commonwealth Games: Shooting: Medallist in gun ban outburst

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The Independent Online
ENGLAND'S TOP competitor at the Commonwealth Games picked up his fourth shooting gold medal yesterday and then took aim at British authorities for bans on the sport.

The 44-year-old Michael Gault's clean sweep included the men's individual air pistol to add to golds he won with Nick Baxter in the pairs free pistol and air pistol, as well as gold in the individual free pistol.

Gault, a civil servant with the Royal Air Force based in Marham, also has a gold, silver and bronze from pistol events at the last Games in Canada.

"I dedicated the first to myself, the second to my family, the third to all the England shooters who are affected by the ban on free pistol and centre fire pistol by the British government, and the fourth to my home town folk in Norfolk." he said.