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# Campriani climbed from 4th place to win Air Rifle final. Curtsey - ISSF
# New ISSF Enforcement Procedures for Shooters’ Shoes. Curtsey - ISSF
# The 54th NSCC championship will be held at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range, Tughlakabad, NewDelhi, on 10-JAN-2011 to 24-JAN-2011. Curtsey - NRAI
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# 26 Countries Qualified for the 'London 2012 Olympic Games'. Curtsey - ISSF
# 50th ISSF world championship rank list - Munich, 31-JUL-2010.
# World’s first qualified for the 2012 Olympics is a rifle shooter. Curtsey - ISSF
"I can’t believe I am the first qualified athlete. This is great. I am ready to go and fulfil my Olympic dream, now!" said Campriani, who had also competed at the 2008 Games, at the age of 20, finishing just one point far from the final.
The Italian shooter from Firenze, currently studying engineering and training at the West Virginia University in USA, made it into the final with a qualification score of 599 out of 600. Then, shooting solidly during the final, he climbed upon the highest step of the podium with a total score of 702.5 points. Read more about Campriani’s victory.
# Matthew Emmons secured USA's first 2012 Olympic Quota. Curtsey - ISSF
The American shooter placed in third at the 50m Rifle Prone Men event, becoming the first American to obtain an Olympic pass for the next 2012 London Games.
The Gold medal of the 50m Rifle Prone Event went to the 42-year old Belarusian shooter Sergei Martynov, who won his second consecutive World Championship title in the 50m Rifle Prone men event, securing an Olympic Quota Place, and becoming the first men to win two world championship medals in this event in the centenary history of the international shooting sport federation. "I am used to win, and I am not too old to."
Air Rifle - Yi's poker shuttered home-hero Pfeilschifter's dreams and record
China's Yi Siling, 21, scored a poker in Munich, as she claimed the 10m Air Rifle Women Gold medal (becoming the new World Champion), she secured an Olympic Quota place (a pass for the next Games), she set a new final world record (505.6 points), and she finally beat her teammate Wu Liuxi, who had outscored her several times in the last two seasons.