MADRID, 26 Sep. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Spanish shooter Ager Solabarrieta achieved his second gold medal this Monday at the Paralympic Shooting World Championships being held in Lima after winning the 10-meter rifle standing modality for people with visual disabilities.
Last Friday, the Basque reissued his world title in the lying modality and 72 hours later he dominated his second test in which he entered the final after achieving a world record with 579.6 points in the qualifying round.
In the final tie, the Biscayan, accompanied as a guide by his wife Maite Badiola, showed his accuracy in the last shots, one of which went to the center of the target, scoring 10.7 points, which allowed him to distance himself from his rivals and end up taking the gold ahead of the Polish Bárbara Moskal, with the Croatian Fran Skracic taking the bronze ahead of the Spanish Sonia Rivero, second in the qualifying round and penalized for an error in her sixteenth shot.
“I am super excited, there are no words to describe this moment; I was thinking of doing something great and we have worked hard for it, but winning the two world championships was not even in my wildest dreams, I am ‘freaking out’,” said Solabarrieta in statements provided. by ONCE.