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China's shooter Wang Tao ranks 4th in men's 10m air rifle

07-31-2012 01:51 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

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With men's 10 meters air rifle, the Romanian shooter Alin George Moldoveanu kept everyone waiting before calmly firing a decisive 10.3 shot at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London to claim his country's first gold medal of the London Games.

He produced a commanding, consistent finish for a total of 702 point 1 points, ahead of Italy's competitor on 701 point 5.

China's shooter Wang Tao ranked number 4 in the event with a score of 700.4. Star Chinese shooter Zhu Qinan was disqualified before the final. Zhu won the gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics and silver at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the same event.

Alin George Moldoveanu of Romania waves to spectators
at the awarding ceremony of men's 10m air rifle of
shooting at the London 2012 Olympic Games in London,
Britain, July 30, 2012. Alin George Moldoveanu claimed
the title of this event. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

China's shooter Wang Tao ranked number 4 in the event with a score of 700.4.


Editor:Bai Yang |Source:

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