June 1, 2009

Eley Claims All Five Gold medals in 50m Events in Munich

Shooters using Eley ammunition won five of five gold medals in 50-meter events at the third stage of the ISSF World Cup Series held at the Olympic Shooting Range in Munich, Germany from May 12-20, 2009.

The British .22 cartridges were used by shooters who won 10 medals at the World Cup in Germany. Eley's premium product Tenex dominated the 50m events, claiming all five gold medals and all medals in the Men's 50m Prone event.

Men's 50m Prone: Guy Starik of Israel and World Record holder in this event was triumpant with a total score of 703.3.

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The Prone event saw the return of double Olympic medalist Matt Emmons to the ISSF World Cup circuit after a break from international competition as he become a father in April. Emmons claimed the silver medal ahead of team mate Michael McPhail.

Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol: The Rapid Fire Pistol event was won by Christain Reitz, a 22-year-old German shooter with a total score of 785.3 points. Martin Strnad of Czech Republic won the Silver medal, followed by USA’s Keith Sanderson, 34.

Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions: The last event for the week was the Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions, which was won by a young shooter from the People's Republic of China, He Zhaohu, shooting Tenex . The 19-year-old Chinese shooter secured his gold medal with a score of 1182 points, setting a new Junior World Record, ahead of Austrian rifle shooter Mario Knoegler in silver and Matt Emmons in Bronze.

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