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SHOOTING

Sharpshooter Jin Jong-oh blazes his way forward

With the Rio Olympics on the horizon, Korea’s very own Jin Jong-oh was on his mettle two days in a row in an international shooting competition over the weekend.

During the 2016 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup at the Baku Olympic Shooting Range in Azerbaijan, Jin shot 178.8 in the 10-meter (32.8-foot) air pistol event on Saturday to earn bronze.

Having initially carded gold the previous day at 50-meter pistol event, Jin is now set to travel to Brazil with a bit of wind beneath his wings.



BASEBALL

Twins’ Park Byung-ho still struggling to stay afloat

Park Byung-ho of the Minnesota Twins is in yet another slump.

During Sunday’s 1-2 loss to the New York Yankees, Park played on the first base and batted seventh. At the end of the game, Park came out with no hits and two strikeouts.

After lining out at the top of second inning, Park struck out in the fifth, and again at the eighth.

After Sunday’s game, Park’s batting average (BA) for the season decreased to .194.


By Choi Hyung-jo

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