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Juniors events have been finished yesterday and today started Men and Women events in 10m Air Pistol and Rifle.
The Men and Women had today Qualifications and Mixed Team Men/Women Qualification will be competed on Friday. Best athletes will receive the place for Saturdays Olympic Events Finals. So Saturday will be a special day. This system is in action first time. Before the Individual events were competed on the same day.
The Quarterfinals of Air Pistol and Rifle Men and Women will compete also on Friday. Semifinals and Medal Matches are on the last competition day Sunday.
Familiar names to the finals in Air Pistol Men
The best of the Qualification was Ukrainian Pavlo Korostylov. He was an excellent shooter also when he was junior and now he has taken with certain steps the top level place in Men events. His result was 582. Second was Russian Artem Chernousov (581). Pablo Carrera was third and was one point behind Chernousov. Ukraine and received also another athlete to finals when Oleh Omelchuk same result as Carrera (580). Same result did also Vadim Mukhametyanov from Russian Federation. The three last qualified athletes were Giuseppe Giordano (578) from Italy, Damir Mikec (578) from Serbia and Yusuf Dikec (578) from Turkey.
The result list of the 10m Air Pistol Men Team Qualification was following: Ukraine (1736), Russian Federation (1733), Italy (1726), Serbia (1723), Slovakia (1721), Germany (1719), Hungary (1716), Latvia (1710), Croatia (1698), Slovenia (1693), Great Britain (1685), Montenegro(1672), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1664). The Quarterfinals will be on tomorrow.
Posted by Thom Erik Syrdahl
Source: - EUROPEAN SHOOTING CONFEDERATION