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Medal Picks
Brian Cazeneuve
August 02, 2004
Here's the outlook for all 301 events, as well as the U.S. prospects and a gallery of international stars
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August 02, 2004

Medal Picks

Here's the outlook for all 301 events, as well as the U.S. prospects and a gallery of international stars

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U.S. OUTLOOK: Matt Emmons (50-meter rifle) and Glenn Eller (double trap) are medal favorites; past medalists Lance Bade (trap) and Kim Rhode (double trap) are also threats.

Men

10-meter air pistol

[Gold]Mikhail Nestruev, Russia
[Silver]Franck Dumoulin, France
[Bronze]Tan Zongliang, China
Sydney champ Dumoulin shot himself in the hand during practice in 1999.

25-meter rapid-fire pistol

[Gold]Ralf Schumann, Germany
[Silver]Iulian Raicea, Romania
[Bronze]Sergei Alifirenko, Russia
Schumann's portrait hangs in rival Alifirenko's training room.

50-meter pistol

[Gold]Vladimir Goncharov, Russia
[Silver]Tan Zongliang, China
[Bronze]Martin Tenk, Czech Republic
Tenk edged Goncharov 662.5 to 662.2 for the bronze medal in Sydney.

10-meter running target

[Gold]Manfred Kurzer, Germany
[Silver]Miroslav Janus, Czech Republic
[Bronze]Niklas Bergstrom, Sweden
Two-time gold medalist Yang Ling was left off the Chinese team.

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