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Chinese athletes won 3rd gold medal within World Cup competitions held in Gabala

Gabala. Elvin Yaqubov - APA. World Cup competitions in Olympic shooting are continuing at Gabala Archery and Trap Shooting Complex.

APA's local bureau reports that on Aug.11, finals of competitions of women’s pistol shooting at 25m distance were held. Chinese and Russian athletes won medals ahead of their opponents. Two Chinese athletes won medals at final. Cao Lijia (China) won third gold medal of China. Vitalina Batsarashki (Russia) ranked the second, Zhang Jingqing (China) the thirds, Olena Kostevyich the fourth. Then the awarding ceremony of athletes was held. Chinese athletes have already won 5 medals in these competitions.

 

12 athletes won licenses to 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro so far. Organized by the Gabala Shooting Club and Azerbaijan Shooting Federation in partnership with the National Olympic Committee and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the event brings together nearly 2000 athletes from 100 countries. Athletes are competing in 7 shooting sports for 34 licenses to the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. 27 athletes represent our country in the competitions.

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