Young Chinese shooter ZHANG Changhong wins gold in men’s 50m rifle three positions with a world record

Changhong Zhang of Team China competes in 50m Rifle 3-Position Men's Finals on day ten of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Asaka Shooting Range on August 02, 2021 in Asaka, Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Changhong Zhang of Team China competes in 50m Rifle 3-Position Men's Finals on day ten of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Asaka Shooting Range on August 02, 2021 in Asaka, Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The 21-yeard-old beat ROC's Sergey Kamenskiy who wins silver, with Serbia’s Milenko Sebic claiming bronze.

People’s Republic of China's ZHANG Changhong won gold in the men's 50m rifle-shooting three-positions event at the Asaka Shooting Range on Monday (2 August) with a world record score of 466.0. ROC's Sergey Kamenskiy won silver to match his medal won in this discipline at Rio 2016, scoring 464.2. Serbia's Milenko Sebic picked up the bronze (448.2).

Norway’s Jon-Hermann Hegg finished just out of the medals in fourth (438.0).