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Faulds clinches World Cup silver


Richard Faulds continued his Olympic build-up with a silver medal in the ISSF World Cup at Kerrville in Texas.

After a first round of 44, Britain's ex-Olympic champion shot consecutive 49s in qualification for a total of 142 and a share of third place.

A final-round 47 in windy conditions lifted him to joint second, one target behind winner Hakan Dahlby of Sweden.

A shoot-off against Jeffrey Holguin of the US went to Faulds 14-13, giving GB its first World Cup medal of 2008.

Steve Scott also shot very well in the testing conditions, coming ninth, narrowly missing out on the final.

see also
Faulds denied bronze in Beijing
17 Apr 08 |  Shooting
Team GB for Beijing
29 Nov 07 |  Team GB

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