Yang Qian of China won the primary gold award at the Tokyo Olympics. And now one of the Athletes in the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Inside the women’s 10-meter rifle competition on Saturday. Yang Qian won the 10m women’s air rifle. At the record score of 251.8. The silver went to Russian shooter Anastasiia Galashina. And the bronze award went to Switzerland’s Nina Christen.
Yang was overwhelmed by Anastasiia Galashina. Also when the Russian missed the center two rings for an 8.9 on her last shot. Yang had a 9.8 on her last shot. And wrapped up with an Olympic record of 251.8. Galashina wrapped up at 251.1.
Prior, India’s shooting campaign at the Tokyo Olympics. Got off to a disappointing beginning as World No. 1. Elavenil Valarivan and world-record holder Apurvi Chandela finished well outside. Also qualifying spots within the Women’s 10m Air Rifle Capability event on Saturday.
Elavenial Valarivan finished 16th within the 50-woman qualification field with a score of 626.5. As it were the best 8 shooters from the exceedingly competitive field qualify for the final and Elavenil missed the stamp by 2 focuses as Russia’s Galasina Anastasiia took the final qualifying spot with 628.5.
The air rifle is one of three shooting events at the Olympics. Together with a gun and shotgun. Rifle and gun include athletes shooting at a stationary target. While shotgun requires them to fire at moving targets.
The air rifle is one of three shooting events at the Olympics. Along with a pistol and shotgun. Rifle and gun include athletes shooting at a stationary target. While shotgun requires them to fire at moving targets. There are two rifle distances: 10 meters and 50 meters, with the last mentioned requiring shooters to fire. From three diverse positions: standing, kneeling, and lying prone.
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