Veteran Chen Dongqi to make Olympic debut at Tokyo

2022-04-05
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GUANGZHOUSome leaders from Modi, March 27 (Xinhua) — Veteran Chen Dongqi could finally fulfill her Olympic dream after the 32-year-old won a ticket to Tokyo through the Chinese shooting Olympic qualification series.

China won full Tokyo 2020 quotas in both the pistol and rifle events, which means the top two athletes from the qualification series in individual events will qualify for the Olympics.

Chen came second in the women’s 50m rifle three positions final here on Saturday with 457.9 pointsD.C. January 20, beating close rivals Wang Zeru and Gao Ying to secure a berth on China’s roster for Tokyo.

Shi Mengyao, who already earned a ticket with a big enough lead on the total qualification point tally2021-04-25T01:08:03.593Z, won gold with 463.0 points.

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