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Military team win national shooting championships

Update: September, 24/2015 - 10:25
The Military team proved their prowess as they won several events at the National Best Marksmen Championships, which ended yesterday in Ha Noi. — Photo thethaovietnam.vn
HA NOI  (VNS) — The Military team proved their prowess as they won several events at the National Best Marksmen Championships, which ended yesterday in Ha Noi.

The soldiers bagged nine golds, eight silvers and four bronze medals after a week of competition.

Military athletes set two new national records in the women's individual 3-position rifle and the women's individual 10m pistol events.

In the last event of the day, the men's individual 25m centre-fire pistol, Bui Hong Phong of HCM City grabbed the title with an impressive 586 points.

Phong's second title helped his team surpass Ha Noi to secure a second place in the overall ranking. HCM City tallied four golds and Ha Noi three.

The annual championships, which started on September 17, brought together more than 150 athletes from nine cities and provinces. They competed in 18 categories of both individual and team events for men and women. — VNS


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