Yang Qian (L) and Yang Haoran of China celebrate after winning the 10m air rifle mixed team event final at the Asaka Shooting Range in Saitama, Japan, July 27, 2021. /CFP
The Chinese pair of Yang Qian/Yang Haoran defeated Mary Carolynn Tucker/Lucas Kozeniesky of the U.S. 17-13 in the 10m air rifle mixed team event final at the Asaka Shooting Range on Tuesday.
This is the second gold for Olympic debutant Yang Qian, who won the first gold of Tokyo 2020 in the women's individual event while Yang Haoran added a gold to his individual bronze.
Both teams were in good form as the match was tied four times before the two Yangs shot for 21.3 points to the 20.8 of their opponents to win the third gold for the Chinese shooting team.
Earlier on Tuesday, Yulia Karimova/Sergey Kamenskiy helped the Russian Olympic Committee win the bronze with a 17-9 victory over South Korea.
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