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Shooting: Cainero, five months pregnant, wins European gold

'My son will be born with medal around neck,' said athlete

Shooting: Cainero, five months pregnant, wins European gold

Rome, August 6 - Italy's Chiara Cainero won the gold medal in the individual skeet event at the European shooting championships on Tuesday, despite being five months pregnant. "My son will be born with the gold medal around his neck," said the 35-year-old Cainero, who was the Olympic champion in the skeet at the 2008 Games in Beijing. "I'm very happy. While I was shooting I could feel my child moving. "I hope he realised I was contending a gold-medal final". Udine-native Cainero beat Turkey's Cigdem Ozyaman in Tuesday's final to double up on the gold she helped Italy win in the team event at the European championships.

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