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Shooting Friday, 2 August, 2002, 11:08 GMT 12:08 UK
Calvert wins second gold
Northern Ireland's David Calvert took the individual full bore gold medal
David Calvert gets the customary lift to the Bisley podium
Northern Ireland's David Calvert has won the men's open fullbore rifle singles event at Bisley.

It is the province's second gold medal of the Games, Calvert having earlier won the full bore pairs competition with Martin Millar.

David Dodds of South Africa took the silver with bronze going to Diane Collings of New Zealand.

Calvert had been in second place going into the last day of competition with England's Glyn Barnett leading.

However RAF man Calvert, originally from Comber in County Down, moved ahead as Barnett dropped out of the medals placings.

'Wildest dreams'

Calvert becomes Northern Ireland's most successful competitor in the Commonwealth Games.

He has now won four gold medals and three bronze, having competed in seven Games.

"This is beyond my wildest dreams," said Calvert.

"My score was a personal best, not just for this year but for the last 30 years.

"It is the sort of thing you dream about doing once in a lifetime, to do it twice is brilliant."

Canada's Metodi Igorov won the men's 25m rapid fire pistol title.

Bruce Quick of Australia was second with Allan Stuart McDonald of South Africa picking up the medal.

Calvert's pairs colleague Millar was 11th.

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