Junghänel Finishes Third at World Cup Event

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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky rifle standout Henri Junghänel finished third in smallbore prone at the 2010 International Sport Shooting Federation World Cup Finals.

Junghänel, a redshirt sophomore in his first year competing at Kentucky, traveled to Munich, Germany, for the ISSF World Cup Finals. Junghänel qualified for the finals by finishing on the podium of the Beijing's World Cup Stage, where he had won his first world cup medal.

Balarus' Sergey Martynov won the prone match, claiming the title just two months after claiming the World Championship.

A native of Breuberg, Germany, Junghänel was considered one of the top recruits in collegiate rifle, electing to shoot at Kentucky.

"We are very excited for Henri," UK head coach Harry Mullins said. "He has been training very hard for this event and for him to have a solid day should really make him feel proud. He is a pleasure to have on the range and has a tremendous drive to compete. He has brought some new ideas of training to team. Just making it into the field is an honor and then to medal on top of that is a great accomplishment."