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Saturday, March 13, 2010

Israelis Perform Well in 2010 European 10m Air Rifle Championships

Results are in for Chen Tal and other Israelis who participated in the European championships. Tal tied for 9th place, out of a field of about 70. Mazal Tov!

Yael Kan Dagan took 26th, and Ella Sternbert took 32nd! Both excellent!

On the men's side, Sergei Richter finished 9th!

Overall, this an outstanding showing. Keep in mind, 10m air rifle is an extremely popular sport throughout Europe, where kids begin competing as soon as they're old enough to lift the rifle.

Hopefully these young Israelis will inspire young Jewish Americans to take up precision shooting sports as well!

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