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China win gold in 10m mixed air rifle

27 Jul 2021, 19:18 GMT+10

Tokyo [Japan], July 27 (ANI): China's pair of Yang Qian/Yang Haoran on Tuesday won a gold medal in the 10m mixed air rifle event here at the Asaka Shooting Range in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Yang Qian/Yang Haoran defeated USA's duo of Tucker/Lucas Kozeniesky 17-13 in the summit clash.

This is now the second gold for Yang Qian, who won the first gold of Tokyo Olympics in the women's individual event.

In a match that went to the 15th series, the Chinese duo held off Mary Tucker/Lucas Kozeniesky (USA) for gold in the first mixed team 10m air rifle final.

The teams were locked at 9-9 after 10 series, but the Chinese pulled away outscoring the Americans in three straight series and four of the last five.

Earlier, ROC's Karimova/Sergey Kamenskiy won bronze by beating South Korea's Kwon Eunji/Nam Taeyun 17-9 in 13 series. (ANI)

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