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18 February 2018

Anastasiia Dereviagina was superior in 10m Air Rifle Women Youth finals

The last competition of the first competition day was the 10m Air Rifle Women Youth competition. There were 44 athletes who competed from three last YOG quota places in Györ. The best of the qualification was Italian Sofia Benetti with the result of 416.9. Russian Anastasia Deregeviagina was second only 0.4 points behind. The next final place winners were Estonian Sigrit Juhkam, Czech Karolina Brabkova, Russian Polina Bolotkova, French Marine Jeannot, Hungarian Lalita Gaspar and Polish Zuzanna Wiktoria Bober.

Russian triumph

The final was a Russian Triumph. When five first shots were done Russian Polina Bolotkova was on the top place (52.2) and Anastasiia Dereviagina was only 0.2 points behind her. During the next five shots took Dereviagina the lead and now Bolotkova was 0.5 points behind. After 12 shots it was Bolotkova’s turn to lead but the lead was only 0.1 point.

After that Dereviagina’s triumph started. Bolotkova hit well but Anastasiia Dereviagina was even superior. Her twelve next shots were fantastic: two times 10, one 10.2, two times 10.3, 10.4, 10.5 and four time 10.6!!!

The Qualification winner, Italian Sofia Benetti had also passed Bolotkova and arouse for the second place with marvellous hits too. Among her last shots belonged even one 10.8 and two times 10.7 but Dereviagina was already far away in the lead. Anastasiia Dereviagina won finally the final with the difference of 2.2 points with the result of 249.2. The silver result of Benetti was 247. Zuzanna Wiktoria Bober won bronze with the result of 224.2.

These three podium ladies won also the quotas for their countries to Buenos Aires.

Results can be found here.

Photos can be found here.

Watch to the live video streaming here.


Risto Aarrekivi