World Cup Munich: Men's 50m Free Pistol & Women's 25m Sport Pistol

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 19, 2011)

Top ranked Tomoyuki Matsuda of Japan won the gold medal in the Men’s 50m Pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Munich. Matsuda shot 568 qualification points to tie with Serbia’s Andrija Zlatic. In a heated battled, Matsuda pulled ahead with 97.7 points in the final to finish with 655.7 points for the top of the podium. Zlatic shot 94.9 points in the final for a total of 662.9 points and the silver medal. The bronze medalist was Italy’s Giuseppe Giordano with 562 qualification points and 97.6 points in the final for 659.6 total points. The USA’s Jason Turner (Rochester, N.Y., pictured) finished in thirty-sixth place with 551 points. Teammates Nick Mowrer (Butte, Mont.) finished with 549 points and Sergeant First Class Daryl Szarenski shot 541 points.

In Women’s 25m Sport Pistol, Jing Yuan of China shot up in the final to win the gold medal. Yuan shot 582 qualification points and faced a two point deficit headed into the final. With the highest score in the final of 205.8, she claimed the gold medal with 787.8 total points.Maria Grozdeva of Bulgaria was the silver medalist with 584 qualification points and 203.3 points in the final for a total of 787.3 points. Lenka Maruskova of the Czech Republic won the bronze medal with 584 qualification points and 202 points in the final for 786 total points. The USA Shooting Team’s Petty Office First Class Sandra Uptagrafft (Los Angeles, Calif.) shot 568 qualification points to finish in the middle of the field. Teammate Teresa Meyer (Dearborn, Mich.) finished with 562 points.

For complete scores and rankings, please visit the ISSF Website.

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