Asian Games: China Set World Record in Women's 10m Air Pistol Event

Updated: 22 September 2014 12:50 IST

The Chinese trio of Yi Siling, Wu Liuxi and Zhang Binbin won the gold medal with a combined tally of 1,253.8 points which will be counted as a world record under new shooting regulations.

Asian Games: China Set World Record in Women's 10m Air Pistol Event
China's Women's shooting team pose with their gold medals. © AFP

Incheon, South Korea:

China set a new world record in the women's 10m air pistol team event at the Asian Games on Monday after one of their shooters was reinstated following disqualification. (Day 3 Live | Medals Tally | Schedule)

The Chinese trio of Yi Siling, Wu Liuxi and Zhang Binbin won the gold medal with a combined tally of 1,253.8 points which will be counted as a world record under new shooting regulations.

Zhang had been disqualified for shooting with a heavier pistol, but was reinstated by the jury following an appeal by the Chinese.

Topics : Shooting Asian Games 2014
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