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27.06.2015

Junior Super Cup Mixed Air Rifle and Air Pistol

Korea's Lee wins Rifle and Pistol Mixed Super Cup

ISSF Junior Cup Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun · Suhl, GER

Lee Seungyeon, an 18-year-old rifle shooter from Korea, won the Air Rifle and Air Pistol Mixed--an unofficial event that opened the Junior Cup in Suhl

The Republic of Korea's Lee Seungyeon, 18, won the Air Rifle and Air Pistol Mixed Junior Super Cup--an unofficial event which, yesterday, opened the 2nd ISSF Junior Cup in Suhl, Germany.


In the gold medal match, Lee, an air rifle shooter, beat India's Arjun Dan, a pistol shooter -- she won by 3-0 in a best-of-five final.


Instead of medals, athletes received money.


A prize of 500 euros went to first-placed Lee. Dan, the runner-up, won 300 euros.
India's Shriyanka Sadangi, an air rifle shooter, won the bronze medal match against Australia's Christopher Summerell, a pistol shooter.


Sadangi, 20, took third place with a score of 3-0. She won 200 euros.
The event hosted 92 athletes.


Shooters competed in two qualification rounds -- in the first, the eight best pistol and rifle shooters moved on to the second round. Then, the four best pistol and rifle shooters made the quarter-final round.


Pistol shooters competed directly against rifle shooters in the knockout stage.


A best-of-three format applied to the quarter-finals. Semifinals and medal events were best-of-five matches.


Find out more about the 2015 ISSF Junior Cup in Suhl on our website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter profiles. Join the conversation and use the hashtag #jcsuhl15.


The ISSF TV will be streaming events live on issf-sports.org.


Alessandro Ceschi