This was the record of gunner Le Thi Mong Tuyen of the Ho Chi Minh City team in the category of 10m female air rifle. She made a new record with 624.1 points, breaking her old record (623.0 points) set at the last National Excellent Gunman Awards 2020 held in October.

Athletes in a shooting competition

Born in 2003, Tuyen has just started her professional career since the National Youth Shooting Championships 2019 and bagged a gold medal when she was just 16 years old. A year later, she broke her own record and won silver medal at another competition for youths this year.

Shooter Pham Cao Son, Head of the competition’s Board of Judges highly valued the achievements of the Ho Chi Minh City team after it broke a record in the women’s air pistol event with 1,859.1 points. Le Thi Mong Tuyen also contributed to her team’s achievement.

Also at this category, the military team broke their former record with 1850.3 points.

The third record of this tournament belongs to two athletes Nguyen Huyen Trang - Nguyen Thanh Nam of the military team after they scored 617.6 points at the 10m air rifle mixed team category. The former record set by two athletes from Vinh Phuc province was 613.1 points.

The military team continued taking lead with ten gold, 11 silver and six bronze medals after three days of the competition.

The tournament is scheduled to conclude on October 11

Translated by Minh Anh