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Austrian Rocks beat French Frogs, reach online shooting final

Austrian Rocks beat French Frogs, reach online shooting final
Kolkata, July 19 (SocialNews.XYZ) The Austrian Rocks, comprising Olympic quota winner Martin Strempfl, Bernhard Pickl and Georg Zott, won the match 10-6 in a thrilling second semifinal of the Online Shooting League on Sunday.

The French Frogs, comprising Etienne Germond, Lucas Kryzs and Nicolas Mompach, took an early lead and made it 4-2 after the 6th shot but the Austrians bounced back strongly, claiming five consecutive points making it 7-4 in their favour.

The French did manage to claim two more points on shot no. 12th & 14th before losing to the Austrians in the match which lasted 16 shots.


World No 27 Germond was the shooter of the day with a total score of 168.5.

The Austrian Rocks will now face Italian Style in the finals slated for July 26 which will be preceded by the third-place match a day earlier between the French Frogs and the Spanish Chanos.

The inaugural edition has only rifle shooters taking part in the event from July 4-26 where they have been shooting on electronic targets from their homes.

Every team consists of 3 rifle shooters. The format that is being used is "Race to 10" in which shooters of the two teams will take a shot each.

The team with the higher total of 3 shots takes the point and whichever team reaches 10 points first wins that match.

Source: IANS

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