Israeli Marksman Takes Gold


Israeli marksman Guy Starik won the gold medal in the World Cup Marksman Championship in Munich, Germany last week. His success in the Free Rifle Prone competition, with a total of 702.5 points, was also a new Israeli record and will allow him to compete in next year's Olympic games in Athens. Guy Starik, one of the top Olympic rifle shooters in the world, represented Israel in two Olympic games (Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000).

Other Israelis who took part in the Munich competition reached the following
places: Alex Danielov - 5th place; Alex Tripov - 29th place, Boris Pollack - 48th place, and Doron Egozi - 64th place.