Yuan Jing

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Yuan Jing
Personal information
Nationality  China
Born (1987-03-27) 27 March 1987 (age 27)
Changzhou, Jiangsu, China
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Sport
Sport Shooting
Event(s) 10 m air pistol (AP40)
25 m pistol (SP)
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yuan.

Yuan Jing (simplified Chinese: 袁静; traditional Chinese: 袁靜; pinyin: Yuán Jìng; born March 27, 1987 in Changzhou, Jiangsu) is a Chinese sport shooter.[1][2] She won a gold medal in the women's sport pistol at the 2011 ISSF World Cup series in Munich, Germany, with a total score of 787.8 points, earning her a spot on the Chinese team for the Olympics.[3][4][5]

Yuan represented China at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where she competed in the women's 25 m pistol, along with her teammate and defending Olympic champion Chen Ying. Yuan shot 288 targets in the precision stage, and 291 in the rapid-fire, for a total score of 579 points and a bonus of 18 inner tens, finishing only in twentieth place.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yuan Jing". London 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Yuan Jing". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "ISSF Profile – Yuan Jing". ISSF. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "25m Pistol Women – Yuan (CHN) won gold at last series". ISSF. 19 June 2011. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Yuan Jing grabs China's first gold at Munich shooting World Cup". Xinhua News Agency. 17 May 2009. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Women's 25m Pistol Qualification". London 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 

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