Another very exciting day at the team air pistol competitions, which ended for the second time with head-to-head winners of the silver and gold medals!
The male air pistol team from Ontario, comprised of athletes Jordan Akow and Matthew Kao, won the gold medal following a tie-breaker. Their total score was 1073 on 120 targets.
Taking the silver medal, Quebec (Francis Le Sieur and Sébastien Arseneault) also finished with a total of 1073 points.
Alberta (Peter Shulze and Kendyll McIlroy) took the bronze medal with a total of 1056 points.
The female air pistol team from the Yukon, comprised of Danielle Marcotte and her sister Kyley Marcotte, won the gold medal following a tie-breaker. Their total score was 710 on 80 targets.
Taking the silver medal, British Columbia (Kathleen Auton and Erin Beckett) also finished with a total of 710 points.
Manitoba (Caroline Sims and Tanis Milne) took the bronze medal with a total of 695 points.
To view the results of today’s competitions, see the following Web sites: 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
Wednesday, you can watch the individual female preliminary air rifle competition starting at 9 a.m. followed by the individual male event at 10:45. Finals in these categories will take place at 1:30 p.m. (female) and 2:15 p.m. (male). This event is being held at Sackville High School in Nova Scotia.