South Korea’s Jiseok Lee captured his first win of the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup season after coming out on top in the R4 mixed 10 metres air rifle standing SH2 event in Croatian city Osijek.
Entering the final round, the 43-year-old was level with Rio 2016 Paralympic silver medallist Francek Gorazd Tirsek of Slovenia on 230.6 points.
Lee shot 10.7 and 10.5 for a final score of 251.8 points, which was just three more than Tirsek to earn him the gold medal.
Serbia’s Dragan Ristic was third with 230.2 points.
In the R2 women’s 10m air rifle standing SH1 competition, Paralympic champion Veronika Vadovicova sealed victory with a final shot of 10.8 and a world-record score of 248.0 points.
The Slovak remains undefeated in R2, but continues to be chased by German Natascha Hiltrop who finished second with 247.0 points.
Hiltrop's compatriot Elke Seeliger completed the podium with 219.2 points.
The R7 men’s 50m rifle three positions SH1 event featured a rematch of the Rio 2016 final.
The United Arab Emirates’ Abdulla Sultan Alaryani gained revenge over Paralympic champion Laslo Suranji of Serbia.
Alaryani triumphed with 457.4 points, while Suranji finished second with 451.6.
Germany’s Josef Neumaier took home the bronze medal with 433.0 points.
The R3 mixed 10m air rifle prone SH1 did not have either the Rio 2016 gold or silver medallists in the finals as Vadovicova and Hiltrop failed to make it past elimination.
Instead, the UAE’s Saif Alnuaimi recorded his first career individual victory at a World Shooting Para Sport event with 253.4 points.
France’s Cedric Fevre took second place with 252.8 points and Australia’s Anton Zappelli came third with 229.9.
South Korea’s Jungnam Kim won the P3 mixed pistol SH1 competition with a total of 24.
Serbia’s Zivko Papaz secured the silver with a shoot-off tiebreak over Australia’s Christopher Pitt.
Competition is due to continue tomorrow with the P1 men’s air pistol SH1 and P2 women’s air pistol SH1 events.