Pan Qiang claims gold in mixed double trap

2009-10-20 18:04 BJT

Men and women competed together in the mixed double trap. But, no women shooters qualified for the final. Zhou Dingkun of Hunan established himself as a favorite to win the gold medal after finishing second in qualifying. Zhou kept up his solid performance in the final. He connected with a total of 178 hits.

Local shooter Pan Qiang answered the pressure. He scored 143 hits to qualify for the first place in the preliminary round. And in the final, Shandong shooter proved his authority. He improved his score over 180 hits. And Pan didn't stop there. He continued his top-ranked form to build up a total of 186 hits, 8 more than his nearest opponent Zhou Dingkun.

Pan finally took the gold medal. Zhou finished second for silver and Shanghai's Mo Junjie was third.

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