Paralympic bronze medallist Yan Yaping of China won the mixed 50 metres rifle prone SH1 event as action continued today at the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates.
Yan, who came third in the women's 10m air rifle standing SH1 event at Rio 2016, triumphed with a total of 247.5 points at the Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club.
Compatriot Zhang Cuiping, a double gold medallist at Rio 2016, finished second with 246.3 points.
Rounding out the podium was home favourite Abdulla Sultan Alaryani with 225.5 points.
Yaping Yan of China takes gold in the Mixed 50m Rifle Prone!— Shooting Para Sport (@ShootingPara) February 22, 2019
The Chinese shooting star fires her way to first place in the final, ahead of team mate Cuiping Zhang!#ShootingParaSport | @ISSF_Shooting pic.twitter.com/8f84dgChsD
Another notable performance came from 19-year-old Ukrainian Iryna Shchetnik, who ranked sixth with a junior world record of 163.3 points.
Great Britain's Matt Skelhon came fourth with 204.2 points, while Germany's Elke Seeliger was fifth with 182.1.
Action in Al Ain is due to continue tomorrow.
Competition is set to be held in the mixed 10m air rifle prone SH2 and mixed 50m pistol SH1 events.