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Italian shooter Rossi sets record in trap qualifying

August 04, 2012 17:30 IST

Italy's Jessica Rossi has set world and Olympic records in qualifying for the women's trap shooting competition at the London Games, making all 75 of her shots over three rounds.

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Victoria Chuyko of the Ukraine held the world record for 14 years, shooting a 74 at the European Championships in 1998. The former Olympic record was 71, set by Daina Gudzineviciute of Lithuania at the 2000 Sydney Games.

The final is later Saturday.

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