27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Sports shooting. Preview of competition day

On July 13, at the Rifle Shooting Range and Sviyaga Shooting Complex the 10 metre air pistol competition in the individual and team event, where Nikolay Killin, Aleksey Yaskeich and Leonid Ekimov will represent Russia, as well as men’s trap final competition will be held at the 27th World University Summer Games in Kazan 2013.

The starting competition lineup included athletes from Pakistan, Ukraine, South Korea, USA, Poland, China, Thailand, Qatar, Brazil, Russia, Canada, Argentina, India, the Czech Republic, France, Montenegro and Kazakhstan.

Let us recall on July 12, sport shooting competitions had just started at 27th Summer Universiade Kazan 2013. 10 metre air pistol and rifle women’s competitions between at the Rifle Shooting Range, as well as women’s trap final competition both in the individual and in the team event were held.

Following the results of air pistol shooting qualification 8 finalists were decided, namely athletesses from Russia, Taiwan, Korea, Hungary, China, Germany and Thailand.

In 10 metre air pistol competition in the team event girls from Thailand got golden medals, the representatives of Korea took silver medals. Russia national team with the membership of Lyubov Yaskevich, Ekaterina Korshunova and Darya Danilina won gold.

Later, 10 metre air pistol competition in the individual event was held. Medals were distributed as follows: Gold medal- the Russians Lyubov Yaskevich, silver medal - Taniapom Prusksakorn, the athletess from Thailand, bronze was got by Yulin Su from China.

In the last on that day final of the rifle and pistol shooting and 10 metre air pistol shooting Maren Predizher, the representative of Germany, took the first place, Yu Dan, the athletess from China became the silver medallist, and Nadinzaya Gankhuyag from Mongolia took the third place.

Sviyaga Shooting Complex hosted women’s trap final competition, the medallist of which Catherine Skinner became, Silvana Stanco from Italy became the silver medallist and Dandan Chang, the representative of China national team, took the third place.

In the trap team event Italy took the first place, the second place was won by Russia national team and China national team took the third place.

Let us recall, in the sports shooting competitions at the 27th World University Summer Games in Kazan 2013, which will be held on July, from 12 until 17, 404 athletes from 43 countries will take part. Russia national team was represented by 34 participants.

In total, in this kind of sports there will be 34 sets of medals competed for.

Media Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate