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18 October 2022, 12:44

China, S. Korea split 10m air rifle mixed team podium at world championships

Photo: en.people.cn
Photo: en.people.cn

CAIRO, 18 October (BelTA - People'Daily Online). - China's Olympic champion Yang Haoran, with new partner Huang Yuting, cruised past South Korea's Kim Sang-do and Gwon Da-yeong 16-6 to win the 10m air rifle mixed team gold at the World Championships here on Monday.

The other Chinese pair Sheng Lihao and Zhang Yu shared the bronze with Park Ha-jun and Cho Eun-young of South Korea.

Yang and Huang had a solid opening, leading by 6-2 in the gold medal match. The South Korean pair pulled two points back after a time-out, only to see their Chinese counterparts taking eight points in a row to surge ahead 14-4 before wrapping up the victory 16-6.

This is the third world championships medal for 16-year-old Huang, who claimed a gold in the women's 10m air rifle team event and a silver in individual.

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