The fifth and last stage of the 2017 ISSF World Cup Series crowned the People’s Republic of China’s, who finished atop the medal standings with eight total medals: four Golds, three Silvers and one Bronze.
Winning four Gold medals out of 10 total events, the People’s Republic of China claimed 1st place in the final medal standings.
Those four Golds were signed by Peng Xinyi in the women’s 10m Air Rifle, Lin Yuemei in the women’s 25m Pistol, Yang Wei in the men’s 10m Air Pistol and Shi Mengyao in the women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions, to which they added three Silver medals and one Bronze.
Austria’s claimed the runner-up position of the medal standings with one Gold and one Silver, while four different countries followed in 3rd place with one Gold and one Bronze: Denmark, Hungary, Serbia and Ukraine.
The only remaining Gold was claimed by Germany.
Final medal standings
Medalists by event
|10m Air Rifle Men||8 JUN 2017||Gold||STEFANOVIC Milutin||SRB|
|50m Rifle 3 Positions Men||13 JUN 2017||Gold||PENI Istvan||HUN|
|50m Rifle Prone Men||11 JUN 2017||Gold||GRIMMEL Torben||DEN|
|10m Air Pistol Men||11 JUN 2017||Gold||YANG Wei||CHN|
|25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men||10 JUN 2017||Gold||REITZ Christian||GER|
|50m Pistol Men||9 JUN 2017||Gold||OMELCHUK Oleh||UKR|
|10m Air Rifle Women||8 JUN 2017||Gold||PENG Xinyi||CHN|
|Bronze||SER Xiang Wei Jasmine||SGP|
|50m Rifle 3 Positions Women||13 JUN 2017||Gold||SHI Mengyao||CHN|
|10m Air Pistol Women||11 JUN 2017||Gold||STEINER Sylvia||AUT|
|Bronze||ZAVALA VAZQUEZ Alejandra||MEX|
|25m Pistol Women||9 JUN 2017||Gold||LIN Yuemei||CHN|
Four world records were equaled at the Gabala Shooting Club.
People’s Republic of China’s Yao Yuncong and Serbia’s Milutin Stefanovic both equalled the 250.9 mark of the men’s 10m Air Rifle; Germany’s Christian Reitz scored 35 hits in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men final, matching the record set in 2014 by Italy’s Riccardo Mazzetti, while Denmark’s Torben Grimmel paired the 50m Rifle Prone Men record by scoring 249.8 points.
In the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men elimination phase, Chniese shooter Cao Yifei also matched the Qualification World Record of 1186 points, while his teammate Shi Mengyao set a new Junior World Record in the women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions match.
The 2017 ISSF Season will now move to Suhl (GER) for the ISSF Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol, scheduled from June 22nd to June 29th. Also in Suhl, from the 22nd to the 26th of June, the ISSF Target Sprint World Championship will take place.