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China trio win 1st gold at Incheon Asian Games

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-09-20 09:25

China trio win 1st gold at Incheon Asian Games

Zhou Qingyuan of China competes during the women's 10m Air Pistol team finals of shooting event at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Sept 20, 2014. China won the gold medal. This is the first gold medal of the Incheon Asiad. [Photo/Xinhua]

INCHEON, South Korea - Chinese markswomen Guo Wenjun, Zhang Mengyuan and Zhou Qingyuan won the women's 10m air pistol team event Saturday morning, the first gold medal at Incheon Asian Games.

China trio win 1st gold at Incheon Asian Games
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It was the fourth consecutive time for China to take the first gold medal at the Asian Games since 2002 Busan Asiad.

The 2008 and 2012 Olympic champion Guo, and her teammates Zhang and Zhou, executed a stable and consistent performance to finish first with a winning total of 1,146 points.

Chinese Taipei ranked second by five points, and the bronze medal went to Mongolia, who got 1,140 points.

The host South Korea placed fourth, with its team members Kim Jangmi and Jung Jeehae ranking first and second respectively to enter the individual final.

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