US shooter Amber English wins women's skeet at Olympics

Amber English. (Photo:
26/07/2021 05:49 PM

TOKYO, July 26  -- Amber English of the United States survived the duel against Italian Diana Bacosi to win the women's skeet gold at the Tokyo Olympics here on Monday.

Thanks to a more stable performance, English set a new Olympic record of 56 hits, according to Xinhua.

Bacosi, who had a tremendous start missing only one of her first 35 shots, had to settle for a silver with 55 hits.

China's world record holder Wei Meng missed the target three times in the first 20 shots and took the bronze medal.