Dec 11, 2017, 11:26 AM
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Iranian women shooters grab Asian gold

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Iranian women shooting squad snatched a gold medal in the 10th Asian Airgun Championships which is underway in Japan.

The event started in men and women sections on Dec 8 in Wako City.

The Iranian team consisting of Fateme Ghodratollahi with 386, Hanieh Rostamian with 383 and Shirin Mortazavi with 375 points ranked first in Asia.

India and South Korea stood second and third respectively.

The 10th Asian Airgun Championships is underway with the attendance of 407 athletes from 27 Asian countries.

Shooting sports is a collective group of competitive and recreational sporting activities involving proficiency tests of accuracy, precision and speed in using various types of ranged weapons, mainly referring to man-portable guns (firearms and airguns, in forms such as handguns, rifles and shotguns) and bows/crossbows.

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