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Historic moment - the first Olympic medals were distributed in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event

XXXII Olympic Games (Shooting Sport from 23.07 till 3.08) · Tokyo, JPN

On the fourth day of competitions in Tokyo, for the first time at the Olympic Games, medals were awarded in Mixed Team events.

Athletes from the People's Republic of China Ranxin Jiang and Wei Pang won the Gold medal match in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team. Their rivals in the medal match were Vitalina Batsarashkina and Artem Chernousov from ROC Team. In a bitter struggle, the Chinese came out ahead and took first place. Batsarashkina and Chernousov won Silver.

Olena Kostevych and Oleh Omelchuk from Ukraine won the Bronze medal match.

 

There are 15 shooting sport events in the Olympic program. The gender equality was achieved thanks to the introduction of Mixed Team events. Now the are 6 Men’s events, 6 Women’s and 3 Mixed Team events.

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