Korea Dominate Third Day of Shooting at Asian Para Games

16 Dec 2010

Korea dominated Day Three of Shooting at the 2010 Asian Para Games winning four out of the six medals available.

In the first medal event of the day China’s Zhang Cuiping took gold in the R3-SH1 Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone with a result of 704.7. The Korean pair of Sim Jae Young and Park Jin Ho took silver and bronze and respectively.

The second medal event – the R5-SH2 Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone of Shooting – saw Korea take gold and bronze.

Lee Ji Seok stood top of the podium after scoring 705.4 points whilst team-mate You Ho Gyoung came third. China’s LongRuihong took silver.

On Thursday there are three medal events at the Aoti Shooting Range starting with the R8-SH1 Women’s 50m Sport Rifle 3x20.

For all the latest results from the Guangzhou Asian Para Games which will run until 19 December and involve around 2,500 athletes from 41 countries competing in 19 sports, please visit www.asianparalympic.org.