Laetisha Scanlan


Sport: Shooting

Event: Women's Shooting Trap & Mixed Team Trap

University Connection: Alumni - Bachelor of Communication (2010)


Laetisha started shooting at age 15 at the Wonthaggi Gun Club as a way of bonding with her father. Learning that she had a talent for the sport, she later decided to pursue it competitively. She then went on to compete in the 2010, 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games winning gold, as well as many other World Cups throughout the years.

She debuted at her first Olympic Games in Rio in 2016 and will continue her Olympic streak this year at Tokyo’s Olympic Games.

Key facts...

  • 2010 Commonwealth Games, Gold - Trap pairs
  • 2014 Commonwealth Games, Gold - Trap
  • 2016 Olympic Games, 5th
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games, Gold - Trap

Results

Date Event Result
Wednesday 28th July     Day 1 Qualifiers Womens Trap     Finished 5th - through to the finals   
Thursday 29th July Womens Trap Final Finished 4th overall
Saturday 31st July Mixed Team Trap
Partnered with James Willett
Finished 7th overall.

For full results, click here

Olympic Experience

Check out our wrap up article about Laetisha's experience at the Tokyo Games here!


Read More

Read about Laetisha's 4th place in the Women's Trap Final here!

Check out Laetisha's Olympic Bio here.


Social Media

Follow Laetisha's journey on her Instagram!

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