Source: Xinhua

08-09-2008 10:22

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- Katerina Emmons of the Czech Republic levelled the world record of the women's 10m air rifle at the Beijing Olympic Games here on Saturday.

Katerina Emmons, a competitor in the Women's 10m Air Rifle from the Czech Republic (Photo Credit: Xinhua).
Katerina Emmons, a competitor in the Women's 10m Air Rifle 
from the Czech Republic (Photo Credit: Xinhua).

Emmons hit 400 full points to level the world record in the qualification round for the final to be taken place within one hour.

Chinese markswoman Du Li (2nd L) competes during women's 10m Air rifle qualification at Beijing Shooting Range Hall in Beijing, China, Aug. 9, 2008. (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)
Chinese markswoman Du Li (2nd L) competes during women's 10m Air rifle 
qualification at Beijing Shooting Range Hall in Beijing, China, Aug. 9, 
2008. (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)

A trio of sharpshooters scored an identical 399 points, including Chinese Du Li.


Editor:Yang Lina