IPC World Cup USA: Day 2 Results

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (October 6, 2011)

R8In the second day of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Cup USA, Michael Johnson of New Zealand shot a perfect 600 points in 10m Air Rifle Standing Mixed SH2 (R4).  With 104 points in the final, Johnson easily won the gold medal with 704 total points.  Serbia’s Sinisa Vidic shot 599 match points and 103.4 points in the final for 702.4 total points and the silver medal.  The bronze medalist was Bradley Mark of Australia with 599 match points and 103.2 points in the final for 702.2 total points.  The USA’s Thomas Monto (Midland, Mich.) shot 593 match points to finish in the middle of the pack.  Fellow American McKenna Dahl (Arlington, Wash.) shot 581 match points.  Kyle Otto (Valatie, N.Y.) and Barbaro Ponce (Atlanta, Ga.) finished with 576 match points.  Judith Ruiz (Chicago, Ill.) shot 571 match points and Jazmin Almlie (Houston, Texas) finished with 569 points.  Just five points behind was Gregory Reynolds (Dighton, Mass.) with 564 points and Israel Del Toro (Cibolo, Texas) shot 553 points. 

In 50m Rifle Three Position Women’s SH1 (R8), Manuella Schmermund of Germany made up ground in the final to conquer the gold medal.  Schmermund shot 569 match points—two points behind Sweden’s Lotta Helsinger—to enter the final in second place.  With an outstanding final of 99.9 points, Schmermund finished on top with 668.9 total points.  Helsinger shot 93.3 points in the final for 664.3 total points.  The bronze medalist was Karen Butler of Great Britain with 554 match points and 643.6 total points.  The USA Shooting Team’s Danielle Fong (New York, N.Y.) shot 520 points.   

For complete results and rankings, please visit the USA Shooting Match Results page.  To view the USAMU's pictures of the event, please click here.  Pictured above are (L to R): Helsinger, Schmermund and Butler, photo USAMU. 

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