CULTURE China takes four shooting golds out of seven finals at military games

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China takes four shooting golds out of seven finals at military games

Xinhua

04:01, October 22, 2019

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Xiong Yaxuan of China competes during the team competition of the women's 25m pistol final of shooting at the 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 21, 2019. (Photo: Xinhua)

WUHAN, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- China won four shooting gold medals Monday at 7th Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei province.

The four victories consisted of 25 meters military rapid fire pistol women's team event, shotgun women trap individual and trap, and shotgun men trap team.

The Chinese side, featuring three elite shooters Xiong Yaxuan, Lin Yuemei and Zhang Mengyuan in the pistol military shooting event, scored a total of 1,742 points for the championship, while South Korea took the sliver with 1,739 points. Germany settled for a third finish with 1,729 points.

In the women's shotgun individual trap, experienced Chinese shooter Li Qingnian won with 43 points, while 23-year-old Chinese girl Deng Weiyun took bronze with 30 points. Federica Caporuscio of Italy took the second place with 39 points.

"The Chinese team is very strong. The final was difficult but I am very happy with the results because I won a medal," Caporuscio said.

Shooters Jeanette Hegg Duestad and Katrine Aannestad Lund, both from Norway, won the gold and silver medals in women's 50m rifle prone.

Jaromir Wojtasiewicz earned the shotgun men trap individual event for Poland.


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