Hui Zicheng sets up a World record to take China to the top of Medal standings

Image Credits: ISSF World Cup (Photo by Nicolo Zangirolami)

China goes up at the top of medal standings as they win two last medals on the final day of ISSF World Cup Stage at Rio de Janeiro. The final day was in the books today when Hui Zicheng and Zhu Qinan of China won the Gold and Bronze medals. With this the total medals for China went up to 7 in total with 2 golds, 2 silvers and 3 bronzes.

The Chinese was in top form as a third World Record has been set at the Olympic Shooting Centre in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) in the finals of 50M Rifle 3 Positions Men, after the feat by Alexei Klimov of Russia who equaled the World record for final in 25M Rapid Fire Pistol event and the new World Record by Snjezana Pejcic of Serbia in 50 M Rifle 3 positions Women event.
It was a new chapter in the history of Shooting sport.

Matthew Emmons of USA won Silver, closing the gap with Hui during the final shots of the match, but couldn’t cross the Chinese almost-perfect 10.8 that sealed the Gold medal which had Hui at 463.7 points 2.1 ahead of Emmons. His silver is the third one collected by US in this competition.

Zhu Qinan of China finished at 451.2 points to take the bronze. He led the points table of finals after the kneeling and prone series.



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