China News Service, Tokyo, July 26 (Reporter Song Fangcan) In the women's skeet qualifying competition for the Tokyo Olympics that ended on the morning of the 26th, Chinese player Wei Meng performed well, hit 124 targets out of 125, ranking first in the qualifying competition. Advance to the subsequent finals.

At the same time, her achievement also set a new Olympic record and tied the world record.

Another Chinese player Zhang Donglian scored 116 hits and missed the final.

  Wei Meng had participated in the Rio Olympics with his sister Wei Ning and won fourth place.

The flying saucer shooting rules of this Olympic Games have changed. The women's events are in line with the men's events. The qualifying competition has increased from 75 to 125 targets, and the competition has increased from one day to two days.

Therefore, the result of the first place in the qualifying competition will also be a new Olympic record.

The previous world record was held by Wei Meng. She also scored 124 in Doha, Qatar in October 2019.

  In the first three qualifying rounds on the 25th, Wei Ning scored a perfect score of 75.

In the fourth round on the morning of the 26th, she scored 24 hits, and in the following round, she returned a full score of 25.

The result in five rounds of 125 targets and 124 has also become a new Olympic record for the event and tied her own world record. 

  Another Chinese player Zhang Donglian scored 23, 24, 23, 24 and 22 in five rounds, with a total score of 116, ranking 17th and missed the final.

  The top 6 qualifiers will advance to the afternoon finals.

At that time, the qualifying results will be cleared, but if they are tied for the lowest score during the elimination, the one with the lowest ranking in the qualifying will be eliminated.

The finalists can hit a maximum of 60 targets, grouped into 20 targets, 10 targets, 10 targets, 10 targets, and 10 targets.

After the first 20 targets are played, one person will be eliminated from the last position, that is, sixth.

After that, the player with the lowest score is eliminated for every 10 targets, until the final gold and silver medal winners are determined.

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