Taiwanese sport shooter qualifies for 2020 Olympics

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/11/05
By: Lung Po-an and Matthew Mazzetta

Photo courtesy of Lu Shao-chuan (center)

Taipei, Nov. 5 (CNA) Taiwanese sport shooter Lu Shao-chuan (呂紹全) achieved a fifth-place score of 185.5 in the 10-meter air rifle competition at the Asian Shooting Championships Tuesday, earning him a spot in the 2020 Olympics.

He will be the first Taiwanese male ever to compete in the category.

The championships, which are being held Nov. 3-14 in Doha, Qatar, serve as one of the sport's qualifying events for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

During the qualifying round on Tuesday morning, Lu's score of 626.3 out of a maximum 654 placed him sixth among the 59 competitors.    [FULL  STORY]

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