Baku, July 30, AZERTAC
The title tells nearly all what happened in 300m Rifle Prone competition, but still the all. Anyway Sweden women shooters started their job on 300m rifle shooting in very strong way. Elin Åhlin was the best, Anna Normann third and Marie Enqvist fourth. Sweden won of course the team competition. The only who break the total triumph of Sweden was Austrian Olivia Hofmann by winning silver.
The beginning of Olivia’s shooting was dramatic. When she started sighting shots her rifle went broken. She has to change the whole firing system in her rifle. It took important minutes to change, before she managed to do it. Finally everything was ok, but she quickly made some shot and turner target in competition position, the target didn’t work. It broke too. Then Olivia had to change her shooting place. After place changing everything started to go well, so well that she won finally silver after Elin Åhlin. There is still one point to tell: Olivia was the fastest shooter of all.
Elin Åhlin beat Olivia finally with 3 points. Elin’s gold medal result was 594. Olvia Hofmann shot 591 and the silver medal winner Swedish Anna Normann 589.
The team competition won naturally Sweden with result of 1771. The team consisted of Elin Åhlin(594), Anna Normann(589) and Marie Enqvist(588). Silver medal winner team was Germany (1754) and Estonia (1751) won bronze.
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