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Published: 11:09, July 14, 2022
China wins bronze in men's trap team at ISSF World Cup
By Xinhua
Published:11:09, July 14, 2022 By Xinhua

SEOUL - China beat Germany 6-2 in the bronze medal match of the men's trap team event to add another medal to its tally at the ISSF World Cup in Changwon, South Korea on Wednesday.

Comprising Tuesday's individual gold winner Qi Ying, Chen Liang and Yu Haicheng, China ranked fourth in qualification with 207 hits, one behind Germany

Comprising Tuesday's individual gold winner Qi Ying, Chen Liang and Yu Haicheng, China ranked fourth in qualification with 207 hits, one behind Germany.

In the bronze medal match, China started strong and missed only one target in the third series en route to sealing the victory after four series.

Slovakia defeated India 6-2 for the gold medal.

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In the women's competition, which only featured China and host South Korea, individual gold medalist Wu Cuicui, together with Zhang Ting and Wang Xiaojing, combined for 205 hits in the qualifications, five ahead of South Korea.

However, it was South Korea that gained the upper hand in the gold medal match, taking a 4-0 lead after two series. Although Chinese shooters levelled the scores at 4-4, they made only six hits out of 15 in the final series, while their Korean counterparts hit 12 for the title.

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The World Cup shotgun competition will continue on Thursday with trap mixed team gold on offer. Two Chinese pairs Yu/Wang and Chen/Zhang will compete with eight other pairs for the top honor. 


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