The final day of competition in Dortmund saw a close call for Heloise Manasco, who missed the cut for the final of the Women's Air Rifle on count-back. A solid score of 394, with a string of 19 consecutive tens in the middle, earned her eleventh place.
Graham Rudd was the highest Briton in the Men's Air Rifle, shooting a below-par 584 for 30th place.
Matthew Thomson produced the performance of the day, winning his first international match as a senior in style. The reigning Under 21 World Champion, now 22, qualified for the final of his event in third place with an excellent score of 597, one point off the lead held by Dawid Migala of the Polish Military, and equal to that of Miguel Tajuelo of Spain.
Matthew's final ten shots was simply stunning, and not only closed the gap to first place, but extended his lead by a further 1.1 points over Migala, with 2000 Olympic Champion and Three Positions World Record Holder Rajmond Debevec of Slovenia climbing to third place.
The ISAS competition finishes tomorrow, with the Senior Men's and Women's Air Rifle events.
James Huckle was the best of the British shooters today in Dortmund, taking third place in the Junior Men's Air Rifle with a season's best score of 588. Ken Parr was not far behind, with 587 taking fifth place. Sheree Cox completed a hat-trick of solid performances with 393 for fourth place in the Junior Women's Air Rifle.
In the second of the Senior rifle events, Graham Rudd of Scotland was the best of the British, with 1148 in the Men's Three Positions match.
Sheree Cox continued her run of good performances, taking second in the Junior Women's Prone with a new Personal Best of 591. Jennifer McIntosh of Scotland also set a new PB to take eighth place with 589. In the Junior Men's Prone there were four British shooters on a score of 591, Ollie Barron of Scotland the highest placed on countback at fourth, with James Huckle, Ken Parr and Robin Honhold (Scotland) fifth, sixth and eighth respectively.
Emma Cole-Hamilton was the best of the British shooters in the Senior Women's Three Positions match, an excellent 195 kneeling helping her to 574 and thirteenth place.
Days One & Two
The first two days of competition at the ISAS match in Dortmund have produced some good performances from British shooters. Mick Gault, representing England, led the way with a fine win in the Men's 50m Pistol event. A Qualification Round of 558 took him into the final in equal first place, and an excellent ten-shot total of 95.8 moved his clear of Sergey Chervyakovskiy of Russia.
In the rifle events, Ken Parr jnr shot a steady 1147 for fourth place in the Junior Men's Three Positions Match, while Sheree Cox produced a new Personal Best of 574 for sixth in the Junior Women's 3P match.