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Vinh shoots his way to fourth spot

Update: April, 03/2014 - 09:44

HA NOI (VNS)  — World record holder Hoang Xuan Vinh finished fourth in the men's 50m pistol event at the ongoing International Sport Shooting Federation World Cup Rifle and Pistol World Cup Stage at Fort Bennings in the US.

The Vietnamese shooter scored 557 points in qualification, enough to enter the last-eight.

His teammate, Tran Quoc Cuong, shot only 553 points to finish 15th.

In the finals, Vinh bagged 147.1 points to finish fourth.

The top three were Anton Gourianov of Russia, Tomoyuki Matsuda from Japan and Serbian Zlatic Andrija.

Vinh won a gold and broke the world record in the 10m air pistol event last week.— VNS


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