Korea Continue to be Hot-Shots at 2010 Asian Para Games

16 Dec 2010

After winning four out of six medals available yesterday, Korea continued their dominance of Shooting events at the 2010 Asian Para Games on Thursday (16 December) winning two gold medals out of three events.

In the first final of the day Korea’s Lee Yunri secured gold in the R8-SH1 Women’s 50m Sport Rifle 3x20 with a result of 669.6. Silver and bronze went to the Chinese pair of Zhang Cuiping and He Huan.

China’s only gold in Shooting today went to Ni Hedong in the P3-SH1 Mixed 25m Sport Pistol. He set a new World record of 775.0 to win gold pushing teammate Li Jianfei into silver. Korea’s Lee Ju Hee took bronze.

The final shooting event of they day, the R4-SH2 Mixed 10m Air Rifle Standing saw Korea’s Lee Ji Seok win the gold medal with 702.7 points. The Chinese pair of Yuan Hongxiang and Liu Jie took the silver and bronze respectively.

Friday is the final day of Shooting at the Games and two medals are up for grabs.