LONDON – South Korean shooter Lee Daemyung won his first World Cup title Friday with a comfortable victory in 10-meter air pistol.
Wei Ning of China, , the 2003 world champion and Athens Olympic silver medalist, won the women's skeet for her eighth World Cup triumph. Two-time Olympic champ Kimberly Rhode of the United States took the bronze medal.
Lee, runner-up twice in World Cups, shot the highest qualifying score of 591 points for a lead of three points at Royal Artillery Barracks. He then held it easily through the eight-man final. He scored 100.3 to total 691.3, beating Vladimir Isakov of Russia with 689.8.
Denys Kushnirov of Ukraine came back with a final-best 103 points to win the bronze medal with 688, a tenth of a point ahead of Kai Jahnsson of Finland.
Wei came from behind to outshoot Danka Bartekova of Slovakia, a two-time World Cup winner. Bartekova pressured Wei in the final with a perfect 25 hits from 25 targets. Wei missed her 14th target but hit everything else, resulting in a tie and shootoff. Wei hit both her targets and Bartekova missed one.
Rhode also won a shootoff for her bronze, beating Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit of Thailand 4-3.