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is a Ukrainian
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and Olympic Champion. He won Gold medal in Skeet shooting
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at the 2000 Summer Olympics
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, setting Olympic record with a perfect score of 150, and also tying the world record.
The skeet rules were changed in 2005, removing the old world records, but in May 2009 at the ISSF World Cup
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, Milchev once again achieved a perfect qualification score of 125 to equal the world record.
|Current world records held in skeet
Skeet is a variant of skeet shooting, and the specific variant used in the Olympic Games. Two throwing machines at different heights launch a series of 25 targets in a specific order, some as singles and some as doubles, with the shooter having a fixed position between them. Men's competitions...