Yang Qian, who participated in the Olympic Games for the first time, played slightly below his training level in the qualifying competitions, and even fell out of the top ten in the real-time results list, and finally entered the final with 628.7 ring and sixth place.
In the final, Yang Qian played a very high level. After 10 shots, he ranked first among the eight finalists, leading the second-ranked Norwegian Distad by 0.3 ring.
Entering the exciting knockout stage, Yang Qian has been stable in the top three. Before the last shot, she fell behind Galahina by 0.2 ring.
In the last shot, Galashina made a serious mistake, only hitting 8.9 ring, while Yang Qian hit 9.8 ring to achieve a reversal and win this precious gold medal with an advantage of 0.7 ring.
Yang Qian couldn't hide her excitement after winning the championship. "Very excited and very happy. I felt very nervous before the last shot, and I could only try my best to adjust and control my emotions. As for the celebration, I haven't considered those, because there will be competitions later, I have to do well. Prepare."
Due to the impact of the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, the preparation time for the Tokyo Olympics has been extended to five years. Regarding these years of hard preparations, Yang Qian, who has just turned 21, said: "The previous series of trials have paid off for the training efforts. , I have gained a lot. I am very happy and excited to finally get this gold medal. I didn't think so much at the beginning. After I got the gold medal, I will feel very grateful."
Yang Qian’s journey to the Tokyo Olympics is not over yet. On the 27th, she will play again in the air rifle mixed team competition.
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