Iran’s Javanmardi Takes Gold at Para Shooting World Cup

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Rio 2016 gold medalist Sareh Javanmardi claimed the P4 50 meters pistol mixed SH1 event at the Para Shooting World Cup of rifle, pistol and shotgun in Al Ain, the UAE.

Iran’s Javanmardi Takes Gold at Para Shooting World Cup

The 33-year-old Iranian, who also claimed the P2 10m air pistol women's SH1 title at the Paralympic Games two years ago, triumphed with a total of 220.6 points.

China's Huang Xing finished second with 215.6 points, while compatriot Lou Xiaolong came third with 194.6.

Javanmardi had already won a gold medal in the women's 10m air pistol SH1 final in the competition.

The event at the Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club is the first major competition of the year in the sport.

It also marks the inaugural combined World Cup event across the three shooting disciplines.

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