HomeLatestChina's Han Jiayu wins ladies's 10m air rifle at ISSF Baku World...

China's Han Jiayu wins ladies's 10m air rifle at ISSF Baku World Cup

BEIJING, May 12 (Xinhua) — China’s Han Jiayu received the ladies’s 10m air rifle gold and her compatriot Huang Yuting added a bronze on the ISSF World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan on Friday.

Olympic silver medalist Sheng Lihao bagged a bronze within the males’s 10m air rifle competitors.

The Baku leg of the World Cup is competed underneath the revised guidelines, which abandon the gold medal match and return to the format utilized on the Tokyo Olympic Games. Top eight finishers within the qualification advance into the ultimate, which consists of two collection of 5 photographs adopted by 14 single photographs. Eliminations of the bottom scoring finalists start after the twelfth shot and proceed after each two photographs till gold and silver medals are determined.

Han topped the qualification with 634.3 factors, together with her compatriots Huang, winner of Thursday’s combined workforce occasion, and Wang Zhilin additionally making it to the ultimate.

Han and Huang led the sector after two collection however Nancy Nancy pushed Huang to 3rd after 16 photographs. The 19-year-old Indian overturned Han’s lead earlier than the final two photographs and held a 0.1-point benefit, however Han stored her cool to shoot for a ten.7 and a ten.6 to safe her maiden World Cup title with 254.0 factors, 0.7 forward of Nancy. Huang took the bronze medal forward of Wang.

Fresh from a combined workforce gold on Thursday, Sheng regarded invincible within the males’s qualification, capturing for a outstanding 637.9 factors, which refreshed his personal world file of 635.4 factors set in Bhopal, India in March, with a median of over 10.6 factors.

But his high kind was not stretched into the ultimate, the place a sub-par 9.9 within the twenty first shot price him an opportunity to make the ultimate conflict with Zalan Pekler of Hungary, who led all the best way to say the gold medal with 252.4 factors. Hriday Hazarika of India took silver 0.5 factors behind, and Sheng needed to accept bronze. 2014 world champion Yang Haoran of China completed fourth.

The Baku World Cup continues on Saturday with the ladies’s 25m pistol and males’s 50m rifle 3 positions golds on supply.