Source: Xinhua

08-17-2008 14:11

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Qiu Jian won the men's 50m rifle 3-positions gold medal of the Beijing Olympic Games here on Sunday.

Qiu Jian of China competes during the men's 50m rifle 3 positions final of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Shooting event in Beijing, China, Aug. 17, 2008. Qiu Jian grabbed the gold with a total of 1272.5. (Xinhua)
Qiu Jian of China competes during the men's 
50m rifle 3 positions final of the Beijing 
2008 Olympic Games Shooting event in Beijing, 
China, Aug. 17, 2008. Qiu Jian grabbed the 
gold with a total of 1272.5. (Xinhua)

Qiu scored a total of 1,272.5 points for the top honor, while Jury Sukhorukov of Ukraine got the silver in 1,272.4 points, and Rajmond Debevec of Slovenia had the bronze in 1,271.7.

American Matthew Emmons scored 4.4 points in his last shot to finish fourth in 1,270.3 points.

Matthew Emmons of the United States competes during the men's 50m rifle 3 positions final of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Shooting event in Beijing, China, Aug. 17, 2008. Matthew Emmons won the 4th with a total of 1270.3. (Xinhua)

Matthew Emmons of the United States 
competes during the men's 50m rifle 3 
positions final of the Beijing 2008 
Olympic Games Shooting event in 
Beijing, China, Aug. 17, 2008. 
Matthew Emmons won the 4th with a 
total of 1270.3. (Xinhua)


Editor:Wang Shuqin