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British Records Tumble In Hannover
Published Saturday 13 May 2017 21:45 by Karan Gadhia
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The McIntosh sisters, Jen and Seonaid, have secured a senior individual gold medal each in two consecutive days at the International Shooting Competition of Hannover (ISCH).

The first coming from Jen on Friday as she set a new British record on her way to winning the top prize in Germany. The second coming from Seonaid as she secured her first ever senior gold. 

The 25-year-olds score of 420.3 in qualifying broke the previous record before won gold with a score of 249.2 in the final.

McIntosh wasnt the only British Shooting athlete on the podium at as she was joined by Katie Gleeson who finished third.

Gleeson shot a personal best of 415.9 in qualifying which saw her advance through to the final where she shot 227.8 to win the bronze medal.

Seonaid McIntosh, who also competed in the 10m Air Rifle event, missed out on the final by just 0.4 but her contribution helped Team GB win the team gold and the trio broke the British team record by 10.1 points.

It was the following day in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions when Seonaid came into her own winning her first ever gold medal in senior competition.

McIntosh qualified for the final in fourth place by shooting a personal best of 586.

She faced tough competition in the final but it didnt faze the youngster as she won a landmark gold medal with a score of 454.1.

The trio of the McIntosh sisters and Gleeson also took home the team gold medal with a combined score of 1743.

The results continue the phenomenal form shown by the GB rifle team in 2017 with the competitions coming thick and fast.
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