27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Krakhmaleva: Wind made a great difference in the skeet qualification in Kazan

Increased wind became the decisive factor in the seed in skeet shooting at the Universiade in Kazan, as was stated by the winner Anastasia Krakhmaleva.


Universiade. Day 9. Trap shooting. © RIA Novosti

On Sunday, the women's team of Russia (Nadezhda Konovalova, Albina Shakirova, Anastasia Krakhmaleva) won gold medals. In singles, Konovalova and Shakirova were chosen for the final stage. Krakhmaleva became 8th and couldn't pass the qualification.

"It is cool today, comfortable for shooting, but wind played the main role. I had two targets in last series which I could hit," - Krakhmaleva stated. Final round in skeet will be held later on Sunday.

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