DISABLED clay shooter Mathew Goodwin has claimed a silver medal at the World Shooting Para-sport World Cup in Lonato.

Goodwin, from Almeley, bagged the medal in the seated class, as well as leading Great Britain to team gold.

Over the five qualification rounds, the British number one finished in first place, gaining a place on the six-man final.

He also set a world record in qualifying and a new European record in the finals.

And despite shooting from a wheelchair, Goodwin, who hopes to take part in the 2024 Paralympics when trap shooting makes its debut, gained a place in the able bodied Welsh Olympic trap team for the fifth time.

Goodwin first picked up a silver medal at the FITASC UT World Championships before he was top in the seated class at the British UT Grand Prix.

Further success followed in the latter event in 210 before Goodwin was a silver medalist at the ISSF World Cup two years later.

He was the Olympic Trap English Open winner for disabled seated competitors in 2014 and in the same year was fifth at the IPC World Championships in Suhl, Germany.

More success followed in 2015 when Goodwin was joint first in the at the English Open Olympic before winning the British Grand Prix equivalent.

Goodwin was also the top seated star in qualification for the ISSF/IPC Para-Clay International Grand Prix, where he picked up a bronze medal.

He has also picked up back-to-back DSG Olympic Trap Championships, as well as picking up gold in the para clay category ay the European Division Championships.