Colorado’s Will Shaner sets Olympic record en route to gold medal in 10-meter air rifle

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Will Shaner won golden men’s 10-meter aerial firearm Sunday.

The 20-year-old Colorado Springs autochthonal qualified 3rd and was dependable successful the finals astatine his archetypal Olympics, finishing with an Olympic-record 251.6 points. Sheng Lihao, a Chinese 16-year-old with small planetary experience, took metallic and countryman Yang Haoran earned bronze.

Shaner was 1 of the apical younker shooters successful the state and has already had a decorated vocation astatine the University of Kentucky, finishing 2nd astatine the NCAA idiosyncratic championships and squad golden successful consecutive seasons. He besides was a first-team All-American arsenic a freshman.

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