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Paralympic shooter wins three medals

Published: 9:49PM Tuesday April 28, 2009 Source: ONE Sport

New Zealand Paralympic shooter Michael Johnson has recorded a three-medal haul from the 2009 IPC Shooting Open Asian Championship at the Jikji Cup in South Korea.

The 25-year-old from Auckland, who won a bronze medal at the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing in the 10 metre standing shooting SH2 event, won a gold in the R9 50metre .22 rifle in Korea.

He also took with a silver in the R4 10metre Air rifle standing and a bronze in the R5 10metre Air rifle prone.

Christchurch's Grant Philip was unplaced in his competition.

Results 2009 IPC Shooting Open Asian Championships - Jikji Cup, South Korea

Michael Johnson - R9 50metre .22 rifle - GOLD MEDAL, R4 10metre Air rifle standing - SILVER, R5 10metre Air rifle prone - BRONZE.