27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Russians take bronze in air pistol event

The Russian national team claimed bronze medals in the 10m air pistol event at the 27th World Summer University Games in Kazan.

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Universiade. Day 8. Shooting sport. © RIA Novosti/Vitaly Belousov

On Saturday, 10m air pistol men's qualification took place. The Russian Nikolai Kilin, having scored 580 points got through to the final. Another Russians Leonid Ekimov (574) and Alexey Yaskevich (565) took the 9th and the 20th place respectively. The South Koreans (Seo Deokwon – 5th (578), Lee Daemyung – 7th (577), and Kim Tae Young – 10th, 572) gained team gold. China claimed silver: Pang Wei (placed 1st, 587), Mai Jiajie (2nd, 584), and Guo Xukai (33rd, 552). The 10m air pistol men's final (with eight athletes competing in it) will take place later on Saturday. 

R-Sport, 13 July 2013