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Top-seeded Vinh set for World Cup contest in Beijing

Update: July, 01/2014 - 10:13
Hoang Xuan Vinh will head to Beijing this week

HA NOI (VNS) - Two-time winner Hoang Xuan Vinh will head to Beijing this week to compete at the International Sport Shooting Federation World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun in China.

The Olympian will take part in the men's 10m air pistol and 50m pistol events, which will also see the participation of his teammates Ho Thanh Hai and Tran Quoc Cuong.

Vinh, 40, is currently the world record holder and the world No 1 seed in the 10m air pistol category.

The other Vietnamese marksmen at the Cup are Bui Quang Nam, Ha Minh Thanh, Kieu Thanh Tu and Pham Anh Dat in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol and Le Thi Hoang Ngoc in the women's 25m pistol and 10m air pistol pools.

The competition will start on July 3 and conclude on July 9. — VNS

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