The male and female team air rifle events were held today at Sackville High School.
The Manitoba female air rifle team won the bronze medal, the Quebec team won the silver medal and the Saskatchewan team took the gold.
Saskatchewan: Cassandra Wilson-Anderson and Aerial Arthur – Total 788 points on 80 targets.
Quebec: Audrey-Anne Déry and Rosemarie Rajotte – Total 759 points on 80 targets.
Manitoba: Connor Deneka and Heather McCrea – Total 757 points on 80 targets.
The team from Saskatchewan broke the Canada Games record with a total of 788 points. The previous record dated back to the 1999 Games (a total of 754 points set by the team from Alberta).
The Newfoundland and Labrador male air rifle team won the bronze medal, the team from Saskatchewan took the silver medal and the Ontario team won the gold.
Ontario: Kyle Jackson and Christopher Baldwin – Total of 1130 points on 120 targets
Saskatchewan: Mack Kohl and Clayton Scholosser – Total of 1130 points on 120 targets
Newfoundland and Labrador: Ben Taylor and Jason Harnum – Total of 1128 points on 120 targets
The tie broken by countback (between the teams who both accumulated 1130 points) was determined by calculating the highest number of total points on the last ten targets for each shooter on each of the teams. In this case, the Ontario team had a total of 192 points on the last 20 targets (10+10) while the total for Saskatchewan was 188 points on the same targets.
See complete results: http://cg2011.gems.pro/Result/Event_PO_T_O.aspx?Event_GUID=f14cb587-13c1-43c4-94da-83a0fcd84b3f&SetLanguage=fr-CA&SetLanguage=fr-CA and http://cg2011.gems.pro/Result/Event_PO_T_O.aspx?Event_GUID=338145ec-b04f-4177-9d09-60335cdb8ed2&SetLanguage=fr-CA&SetLanguage=fr-CA
The male as well as the female air pistol finals will be held on Tuesday, February 15th. The event will begin at 9 a.m. at Sackville High School.