|Hoàng Xuân Vinh. — Photo nbcolympics.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Hoàng Xuân Vinh has retained his position as the world’s top 10m air pistol shooter with 2,542 points, according to the July 2017 men’s rankings from the International Shooting Sport Federation.
Matsuda Tomoyuki of Japan and Wu Felipe Almeida of Brazil were the runners-up with 2,168 and 1,570 points, respectively.
Vinh has held the position since the Rio Olympics in 2016 with his strong results in recent international shooting events.
Vinh ranks second in the 50m air pistol men, after Jin Jongoh from South Korea.
Vinh secured Việt Nam’s first Olympic gold medal in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the Rio Olympics Games 2016. — VNS