Kim Jong-hyun at the Hangzhou Asian Games.
The Korean men’s shooting team won a bronze medal in the 50-meter rifle three-position team event.
The Korean team of Kim Jong-hyun, Kim Sang-do (KT) and Mo Dae-sung (Changwon City
Hall) shot 1,748 points to win bronze behind India (1,769) and China (1,763) in the men’s 50m
rifle three-position team event on Monday at the Fuyang Throat Sports Center in Hangzhou, China.
The 50-meter rifle three-position team event consists of three athletes shooting 20 rounds
each from the kneeling position (slingshot), prone position (copy) and standing position
(standing), with the combined score determining the order of finish.
For South Korea, Kim Jong-hyun shot 587, Kim Sang-do shot 585, and Mo Dae-sung shot 576.
The team final also doubles as an individual qualifier. Korea’s Kim Jong-hyun finished sixth
overall and Kim Sang-do finished seventh. The individual finals will take place at 3 p.m. today.
Kim Sang-do, who won silver in the men’s 10-meter air rifle team event, will be looking for his
third individual medal of the day after winning bronze in the 50-meter rifle three-position team event.
In the women’s 10-meter air pistol team event, Kim Bomi (IBK), Lee Si-yoon (Imsil County
Office) and Yang Ji-in (Korea Gymnastics University) finished fourth with a total score of 1716, behind China (1736), India (1731) and Chinese Taipei (1723).
In the individual competition, Kim Bomi finished ninth, Yang Ji-in 12th and Lee Si-yoon 35th, missing out on a top-eight finish.
Kim, who shot 575 points, missed the final by just one point behind eighth-place finisher Shing Ho Ching (HKSAR – 576). 스포츠토토링크