Eleanor Bezzina

Athlete’s biography

Gender: Female
Country: MLT Malta

Eleanor Bezzina | Shooting 

Eleanor started practising air pistol 10m shooting in November 2009 and within a month she competed in the Malta Shooting Grand Prix.  In April 2014 she started practising Sport Pistol 25m discipline.

Since then Eleanor has built a notable list of achievements competing regularly on the international circuit. She has represented Malta at the 2013 (Mersin) and 2018 (Tarragona) Mediterranean Games. Eleanor also competed in three Commonwealth Games 2010 (Delhi), 2014 (Glasgow), 2018 (Gold Coast)  and two European Games 2015 (Baku) and 2019 (Minsk). She brought home a number of medals in the Games of the Small States of Europe –  2013 (Luxembourg – Gold), 2017 (San Marino – Silver) , 2019 (Montenegro – Gold).   Her Personal Best and National Record in 10m Air Pistol stands at 583/600.

Eleanor also competed in Netball – where she competed in the European and World Championships.  She also took part in several waterpolo leagues and runs regularly to maintain her fitness.

This is Eleanor’s second appearance in the Olympic Games, having competed in Rio in 2016.  Eleanor will be competing in the 10m Air-Pistol and 25m Sport Pistol events