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13.05.2018

ISSF World Cup Stage 3 in Fort Benning: medals and records

ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol · Fort Benning, USA

The fourth competition of the season followed the first two World Cup stages — held in Guadalajara (MEX) and Changwon (KOR) — and the ISSF Junior World Cup 1, held in Sydney (AUS).

The ISSF World Cup Stage 3 kicked off in Fort Benning (USA) on May 7th and it will officially conclude on May 15th. A total of 352 shooters participated in the competition, representing 53 National Olympic Committees and piling up a total of 621 starts.

Final medal standings

Rank Nation Individual Team Total
Gold Silver Bronze Gold Silver Bronze Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 CHNnation flag 3 4 3 1 1 4 5 3 12
2 GREnation flag 1 1 1 1 2 3
3 ESPnation flag 1 1 1 1 2
3 GERnation flag 1 1 1 1 2
3 HUNnation flag 1 1 1 1 2
6 BULnation flag 1 1 1
6 CROnation flag 1 1 1
8 SRBnation flag 2 1 3 3
9 DENnation flag 1 1 1
9 FINnation flag 1 1 1
11 FRAnation flag 1 1 1
11 THAnation flag 1 1 1
8 8 8 2 2 2 10 10 10 30

Twelve countries finished on the final medal board: the People’s Republic of China dominated the World Cup, concluding with a total of 12 medals divided in four golds, five silvers and three bronzes.

 

The second place on the table was claimed by Greece with one gold and two bronzes, while three different countries closed the competition in third place with one gold and one bronze: Germany, Hungary and Spain.

 

Bulgaria and Croatia finished with one gold each; Serbia took three silver medals, while both Denmark and Finland secured a single silver medal. At the bottom of the table, finally, placed France and Thailand with one bronze each.

Medalists by event - Individual

Event Date Medal Name Nation
10m Air Rifle Men 11 MAY 2018 Gold JUSTUS Julian GERnation flag
Silver KURKI Juho FINnation flag
Bronze PENI Istvan HUNnation flag
50m Rifle 3 Positions Men 10 MAY 2018 Gold PENI Istvan HUNnation flag
Silver OLSEN Steffen DENnation flag
Bronze YANG Haoran CHNnation flag
10m Air Pistol Men 9 MAY 2018 Gold WU Jiayu CHNnation flag
Silver WANG Meng Yi CHNnation flag
Bronze CARRERA Pablo ESPnation flag
25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men 12 MAY 2018 Gold LIN Junmin CHNnation flag
Silver YAO Zhaonan CHNnation flag
Bronze QUIQUAMPOIX Jean FRAnation flag
10m Air Rifle Women 9 MAY 2018 Gold WU Mingyang CHNnation flag
Silver ZHU Yingjie CHNnation flag
Bronze ZHAO Ruozhu CHNnation flag
50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 12 MAY 2018 Gold PEJCIC Snjezana CROnation flag
Silver JIANG Ting CHNnation flag
Bronze WANG Zeru CHNnation flag
10m Air Pistol Women 12 MAY 2018 Gold KORAKAKI Anna GREnation flag
Silver ARUNOVIC Zorana SRBnation flag
Bronze KLAISUBAN Pim-On THAnation flag
25m Pistol Women 10 MAY 2018 Gold GROZDEVA Maria BULnation flag
Silver ARUNOVIC Zorana SRBnation flag
Bronze KORAKAKI Anna GREnation flag

Medalists by event - Team

Event Date Medal Name Nation
10m Air Rifle Mixed Team 13 MAY 2018 Gold People's Republic of China 1 CHNnation flag
Silver People's Republic of China 2 CHNnation flag
Bronze Germany 1 GERnation flag
10m Air Pistol Mixed Team 13 MAY 2018 Gold Spain ESPnation flag
Silver Serbia 1 SRBnation flag
Bronze Greece GREnation flag

Three new Qualification World Records were set in Fort Benning:

 

  • Zhao Ruozhu and Yang Haoran of the People’s Republic of China scored 842.0 points in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event
  • Anna Korakaki of Greece scored 587 points in the 10m Air Pistol Women event
  • Zhu Yingjie of the People’s Republic of China scored 633.4 points in the 10m Air Rifle Women event

 

Additionally, Zhu’s score in the Air Rifle qualifications also set a new Junior Qualification World Record.

 

The 2018 ISSF World Cup Series will resume in a few days, as the fourth stage of the season will take place in Munich (GER) from the 22nd to the 29th of May.

 

All ISSF competition will be streamed live on the ISSF website, on the Federation’s Livestream channel and on its official Facebook page.

 

Live results, news and updates will be available on www.issf-sports.org and on all ISSF social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Weibo and Youku.

Marco Vettoretti

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