KNEALE Tim < Back  
Sport Shooting
CGA Isle of Man   
Gender Men
Born 16 Oct 1982 in Douglas, IMN
Height1.82 m
Weight 76 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Langport, ENG
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Environmental Management - Harper Adams University : Telford, ENG
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began shooting at age 12, and took up the Olympic double trap discipline at age 18.
Why this sport? He broke his leg playing rugby, so he began taking shooting more seriously.
Club / Team Nuthampstead Shooting Club: Hertford, ENG
Name of coach Kevin Gill [national]; Martin Barker [personal]
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 1998
Competing for Isle of Man
General Interest
Hobbies Rugby. (issf-sports.org, 2014)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning silver in double trap at the 2015 World Championships in Lonato, Italy. (Facebook page, 10 Nov 2015)
Injuries He suffered from a shoulder injury in late 2005. (fwi.co.uk, 06 Dec 2005)

He broke his leg playing rugby at age 18. (Facebook page, 10 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours He was flag bearer for the Isle of Man at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. (bbc.co.uk, 19 Jun 2014)
Other sports He captained the Isle of Man's U19 rugby union team, and also represented the island at cricket. (Facebook page, 10 Nov 2015)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (bbc.co.uk, 10 Nov 2015)