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Belarus wins gold in men's 50m prone rifle

08-04-2012 00:26 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

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Belarus collected their first gold medal of the London Games on Friday when shooter Sergei Martynov easily won the men's 50 meter prone rifle with a world record score.

The 44-year-old, who serves in the air force at home, scored 705.5 points at The Royal Artillery Barracks in London. The mark bettered that of previous world record holder Germany’s Christian Klees. That man had scored 704.8 at the 1996 Atlanta Games. Belgium’s Lionel Cox won the silver with 701.2 points and Slovenia’s Rajmond Debevec won the bronze with 701.0 points. Belarus now has three medals at the games with Belgium collecting their second and Slovenia collecting their third.

Belarus collected their first gold medal of the London Games on Friday when shooter
Sergei Martynov easily won the men's 50 meter prone rifle with a world record score.

 

Editor:Bai Yang |Source: CCTV.com

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