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Chung shoots down junior record

Update: June, 20/2014 - 08:21

HA NOI (VNS) — Le Thi Chung from Dac Lac scored 300 points to win the gold medal and achieve a new record in the girl's 10m Air Rifle Running Target under-18 division yesterday.

It's the first record at the on-going National Junior Air Shooting Championship in the central city.

Chung shaved three points off the old record at the championship in Ha Noi last year.

She beat Huynh Thi Mai Khuyen of Quang Nam, who came in second with 296 points, while her fellow Luu Thi Ngoc Anh ranked third with 294.

HCM City's shooters dominated in the girl's 10m Air pistol under-16 when they nabbed gold medals in the individual and team events. Nguyen Chinh Ngoc Lien won a gold medal with 361 marks, while her teammates Pham Thi Ngoc Chau and Nguyen Thi Huong bagged silver and bronze, respectively.

The squad notched 1,081 points to win the team gold medal.

In the girl's 10m air pistol under-18 event, Vo Thi Ngoc Diu of Dong Nai scored 368 for gold, beating off Hai Duong's Nguyen Thi Van Anh and Nguyen Thi Dung, who came in second and third. — VNS

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