Shooting Rapid Fire Pistol Song Jong-ho

Jong-ho Song (34, IBK Industrial Bank of Korea), a fast-fire pistol shooter, won his first individual gold medal at the International Shooting Federation (ISSF) World Cup. Song Jong-ho, ranked second in the world, scored 37 points in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol final on the fifth day of the 2024 ISSF World Cup shooting competition held in Cairo, Egypt on the 30th (local time), beating world number one Nikita Chiryukin (Kazakhstan, 31 points) and won the gold medal. A gunshot rang out. This is Song Jong-ho’s first individual gold medal in the World Cup .In Korea, Song Jong-ho scored 585 points and Lee Jae-gyun (KB Kookmin Bank) ranked 2nd and 5th overall with 583 points, respectively, and advanced to the finals. While Lee Jae-gyun was unable to overcome the initial difficulties and finished in 6th place with 10 points, Song Jong-ho took the lead by scoring 5 points in a row in the first and second series in the early stages of the finals.

Song Jong-ho, who stayed with Chiryukin until the end and continued to compete for the gold medal, scored perfect scores in the 5th, 6th, and 8th series and won with a personal best record of 37 points. Song Jong-ho is the poster boy of Korea’s rapid-fire pistol, and won the rapid-fire pistol quota at last year’s Changwon Asian Championships. In Korea, Lim Ho-jin (KB Kookmin Bank) won the gold medal in the men’s 10m air pistol event on the 26th.Korea, which won two gold medals in this competition, ranked 3rd in the medal rankings, following 1st place India (2 gold, 3 silver) and 2nd place Germany (2 gold, 3 bronze).This year’s ISSF Cairo World Cup will feature 15 Olympic shooting events until the 31st, with 656 athletes from 66 countries participating .In Korea, 35 players (30 athletes, 5 executives) participated, including some of the main players in rifle and 슬롯사이트 pistol, as well as players aiming to obtain ranking points for the Paris Olympics.

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