Taiwan’s Lin Yi-chun tops Asian rankings in shooting category

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/28
By: Lee Chin-wei and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, Dec. 28 (CNA) Taiwanese shotgun marksman Lin Yi-chun (林怡君) has

Lin Yi-chun (left, CNA file photo)

Lin Yi-chun (left, CNA file photo)

jumped to the top spot of the women’s trap shooting in the annual rankings by the Asian Shooting Confederation, which were released Sunday.

Lin claimed the top spot with 1,943 points, moving up two notches from third place last year.

Lin, 34, expressed delight on her Facebook page at taking the title and said she will seek to break her own record.

Representing Taiwan, Lin made her official debut at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. At the Athens Olympics in 2004, she placed eighth in the qualifying rounds of the women’s double trap. Lin qualified for the Taiwan national team to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, after placing third in the women’s trap in the 2011 ISSF World Cup series in Beijing, China.     [FULL  STORY]

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