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China's reigning champion Tan crowned at shooting worlds

2006-07-26 09:00:00 Xinhuanet
ZAGREB, July 25 (Xinhua) -- Tan Zongliang, the reigning champion from China, took the title of the mení»s 50-meter pistol here on Tuesday at the 49th World Shooting Championships.

The 34-year-old Tan had 570 points to lead the qualification round with two points adrift before holding on his position all the way during the 10-shot final, winning comfortably by a total of 667.1 points.

Vigilio Fait of Italy beat Vladimir Isakov of Russia in the last shot by one tenth of a point, taking the silver with a total of 662.8 points.