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New record set at national youth shooting tournament

Update: July, 29/2014 - 16:13

HA NOI (VNS) — A new tournament record has been set at the National Youth Shooting Championships in Ha Noi.

Three shooters, Le Phuong Nga, Phan Thi Phuong Thuy and Do Thi Trang of Dong Nai Province, set a new record in the women's 25-metre pistol team event, with a final result of 1,678 points. They beat the old record of 1,676 points set by Hai Duong shooters last year.

HCM City and Hai Duong were placed second and third in the pistol event.

Nga, Thuy and Trang also took the top three places, respectively, in the individual pool event.

Tieu Cong Dat of Hai Duong won the men's 50-metre pistol event with 519 points. His teammate Ngo Quoc Hung came second, followed by Hanoian Ngo Quoc Vu.

Nguyen Thi Ngan from Vinh Phuc triumphed in the women's 10-metre air rifle event, with 391 points, while Hai Duong's Nguyen Thi Thu Trang and Pham Thi Chau from HCM City were the runners-up.

Today, the men's 10-metre air rifle, 25-metre rapid fire pistol and 10-metre running target events will be held.

About 200 sportspersons from 13 teams are taking part in the tournament at the capital's Sports Training Centre. They will compete in 10 men's events and 10 women's events in the tournament which will end on August 4. — VNS

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