BY OLYMPIC CHAMP
Malaysia and Vietnam were tied at 1,713 for the team event but the hosts took the gold as they scored higher for accuracy.
Malaysia chalked 47 against Vietnam’s 44 for accuracy.
“My form is nowhere compared to where I was at this time last year but it’s certainly improved a lot,” said Johnathan yesterday.
“Xuan Vinh is very experienced and I am looking to take him on in the 10m air pistol, which is also my forte,” said Johnathan, who beat the Vietnamese to win the 50m pistol event last Saturday.
RESULTS — Men’s 10m air pistol: 1. Hoang Xuan Vinh (Vie) 238.90, 2 Johnathan Wong (Mas) 233.20, 3 Lim Swee Hon (Sin) 195.10.
Team: 1 Malaysia 1,713 (47), 2 Singapore 1,713 (44), 3 Vietnam 1,708.
50m rifle three-position: 1 Jayson Valdez (Phi) 448.10, 2 Nguyen Van Quan (Vie) 445.30, 3 Lufti Othman (Mas) 421.0.
Te a m : 1 Vietnam 3,428, 2 Malaysia (Mohd Lufti Othman, Mohd Zubair Mohamad, Mohd Hadafi Jaafar) 3,419.
(From left) Choo Wen Yan, Johnathan Wong and Eddy Chew won the 10m air pistol team event yesterday.