Chinese shooters win 10m air pistol mixed team gold | Updated: 2021-07-27 10:50
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China's Pang Wei and Jiang Ranxin compete in the 10m air pistol mixed team at the Tokyo Olympics July 27, 2021. [Photo/IC]

China's Pang Wei and Jiang Ranxin won the 10m air pistol mixed team gold at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday.

Pang Wei and Jiang Ranxin shot for 10.1 and 10.7 points respectively in the deciding round to clinch the second gold medal for the Chinese shooting team.

Trailing 0-4 after a slow start, China tied the game 8-8 before establishing a 14-10 advantage, with a perfect 10.9 points from Jiang.

The resilient Russian athletes Artem Chernousov and Vitalina Batsarashkina made it a one-round match, leveling the score 14-14, before the Chinese shooter held their breath and claimed gold.

Ukraine beat Serbia 16-12 for the bronze.

Xinhua contributed to this story.

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