The 1992 Olympic trap-shooting winner, Zhang Shan has said that
Chinese marksmen are capable of grabbing five gold medals at the
Athens Olympic Games.
Zhang, the 1992 Olympic trap-shooting winner and now working as
a Chinese Central Television commentator, said Chinese marksmen and
women had made tremendous progress in recent years and were good
enough to sweep five gold medals in Athens. CRIENGLISH.com reported
She added that Chinese sharpshooters are favored for the men's
10m air pistol, women's 10 air rifle, 25m sport pistol, skeet, trap
and double trap.
Chinese head coach Xu Haifeng was more low key in his
predictions, saying his team will secure two golds and strive for
(CRI online August 10, 2004)