Shooter Pejcic sets world record at Rio 2016 test event

Rio de Janeiro, April 23 (IANS) Croatian shooter Snjezana Pejcic broke the women’s 50 metre rifle 3 positions world record en route to the gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro stage of the World Cup.

Pejcic set a new mark of 594 points in the qualifying round before posting 458.8 points in the medal match to beat Germany’s Barbara Engleder by 3.2 points here on Friday, reports Xinhua.

image001thumbshooter-pejcic-20160423-001

Mongolia’s Nandinzaya Gankhuyag finished third with 443.3 points.

The competition is also serving as a test event for the Rio 2016 Olympics, but Pejcic said she is not yet thinking about returning to Rio in August.

“The Olympics are still far away, I need to focus on the next two World Cup stages in Munich and Baku,” she said.

“The Games are a completely different story.”

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here