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Shotgun legend Rhode wins World Cup gold medal

Mexico City, March 25 : The 40-year-old shotgun legend Kimberly Rhode added another gold to her enormous shooting-medal collection by claiming the title at the women's skeet event of the 2019 ISSF Shotgun World Cup here.

A total of 57 targets hit brought the American her 19th personal ISSF World Cup gold medal on Sunday. New Zealander Chloe Tipple brought home the silver with 48 hits. Zhang Donglian from China won the bronze medal, reports Xinhua news agency.

Rhode picked up shooting when she was 11. She participated in six consecutive Olympics and finished each of the Games with at least one medal. In her shooting career, Rhode has won almost 50 medals in various versions of the Olympics, Shooting World Championships, World Cups and World Cup Finals.

Rhode told the ISSF official website last year that she would try to shoot skeet, trap and mixed team events at the 2020 Games.

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Shotgun legend Rhode wins World Cup gold medal


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