Sensational Yang Haoran shows his class in 10m Air Rifle event

Teenager Yang Haoran led China`s sweep of the men`s 10m air rifle event at the Asian Games on Tuesday as India`s Abhinav Bindra ended his full-time shooting career with two bronze medals.

Sensational Yang Haoran shows his class in 10m Air Rifle event

Incheon: Teenager Yang Haoran led China`s sweep of the men`s 10m air rifle event at the Asian Games on Tuesday as India`s Abhinav Bindra ended his full-time shooting career with two bronze medals.

Yang, the 18-year-old world champion, confirmed his status as a shooting sensation by winning the showpiece event with 209.6 points after leading China to the team gold.

Team-mate Cao Yifei picked up the silver with 208.9, conceding the lead to Yang in the last two shots of a well-contested eight-man final.

Bindra, India`s only individual Olympic gold medallist in any sport, finished with 187.1 points in his final competition as a professional shooter.

Yang, Cao and Liu Tianyou narrowly missed creating a new world record in the team event by 0.1 points as they left the rest of the field behind with a dominant show.

The Chinese trio, who hold the record of 1886.5 points set at the world championships in Spain this month where Yang was individual champion, finished with a combined tally of 1886.4.

South Korea finished second with 1867.6 points through Kim Sang-do, Kim Hyeonjun and Han Jin-Seop.

Bindra led team-mates Ravi Kumar and Sanjeev Rajput to a bronze medal for India with 1863.0 points.

The 31-year-old won the event at the 2008 Beijing Games to give India its first -- and so far only -- individual gold medal following eight field hockey titles. 

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