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Vietnam comes second in women’s 10m air rifle category

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Shooters Nguyen Thu Hang, Dang Hong Ha and Nguyen Thi Le Quyen bagged a silver medal in the women’s 10m mobile target air rifle competition on September 26 at the ongoing Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea .

The trio gained a total of 1,106 points, 42 points lower than China ’s team, putting them in second place.
Nguyen Thi Nhung, Vietnam ’s national shooting team’s coach, said this was an admirable feat, beating Qatar ’s team, who won a bronze medal.

Nguyen Thu Hang, scoring 375 points, secured a place in the final round alongside three Chinese markswomen.

This medal was Vietnam ’s first medal of the day, with a total tally of one gold, six silver and 16 bronze medals so far.

Later on, sharpshooters Hoang Xuan Vinh, Ha Minh Thanh and Bui Quang Nam came fourth in the 25m rapid fire pistol category with 1,734 points, narrowly missing the bronze medal.-VNA
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