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Thuỷ wins gold at national shooting champs for juniors

Update: July, 03/2019 - 07:28



Bùi Thuý Thu Thuỷ gabs a gold at national shooting champs for juniors in Hà Nội on Tuesday. — Photo


HÀ NỘI — Bùi Thuý Thu Thuỷ won a gold medal in the women's 10m air pistol at the National Junior Shooting Championships, the Jin Jong Oh Cup which finished in Hà Nội yesterday.

Hanoian Thuỷ topped the leader board with 562 points. She has been tipped for great things at the Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines at the end of the year.

In the men's 10m air pistol, Công Minh of HCM City won with 559 points. Đỗ Thuý Hiền from Vĩnh Phúc triumphed in the women's 10m air rifle with 617.6 points while her teammate Phạm Văn Khánh won in the men's event with 604.3 points.

During the two-day event, shooters had the chance to gain experience with Olympic champions Hoàng Xuân Vinh of Việt Nam and Jin Jong Oh of South Korea.

Jin is one of the most famous marksmen in the world with four Olympic gold medals while Vinh won Việt Nam's first ever Olympic title at the Rio de Janeiro games in 2016. — VNS

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