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05.09.2015

Finals 10m Air Pistol Men

Vladimir Isakov regains the air pistol world cup title after eight years

ISSF World Cup Final Rifle / Pistol · Munich, GER

Portugal's Joao Costa followed him in second place, losing the gold as he fired two 8s at the end of the final round. Korea's 18-year old Kim took Bronze.

The second-last day of the 2015 ISSF World Cup Final held in Munich, Germany, was closed by the 10m Air Pistol Men final.

 

Athens 2004's Olympic Bronze medallist Valdimir Isakov of the Russian Federation (40) won his second air pistol world cup title, regaining the cup eight year after his first victory in 2007.

 

The Russian athlete scored 200.7 points, beating Portugal's Joao Costa (50) – the European Games silver medallist – who finished in second with 196.5 points. The Portuguese shooter lost his chances to win gold at the last two shots, as he fired twice in the eighth ring, ending up 4.2 points behind Isakov.

 

The 2014 Youth Olympic Games silver medallist, and winner of the last world cup stage of the season Kim Cheongyong (KOR), joined them upon the podium, taking the Bronze with 177.5 points.

 

His teammate Jin Jongoh, the 35-year old reigning Olympic and World Champion, finished in seventh place with 97.9 points.

 

The ISSF World Cup Final will see the last two events contested tomorrow, September 6th. The women's and men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions finals will take place at 14.30 and 16.00 (GMT+2), respectively. The matches will be broadcasted live on www.issf-sports.org

Intermediate medal standings - after 8 out of 10 events

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 CHN 3 2 5
2 RUS 1 2 1 4
3 SRB 1 2 3
4 FRA 1 1
4 IRI 1 1
4 USA 1 1
7
GRE 1 1
7
IND 1 1
7
MGL 1 1
7
POR 1 1
7
UKR 1 1
7
VIE 1 1
13
KOR 2 2
14
CRO 1 1
8 8 8 24

RESULTS - 10m Air Pistol Men

1. ISAKOV Vladimir

2. COSTA Joao

3. KIM Cheongyong

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