McIntosh pleased with performance
July 28, 2012 10:53 am
Team GB shooter Jennifer McIntosh has expressed her delight after making her Olympic Games debut.
The 21-year-old Scot, Team GB's sole representative on the opening day of the shooting event, finished 36th in the women's 10 metre Air Rifle qualification with a score of 392.
McIntosh, who received good support from the home crowd on the range, was in good spirits.
She said: "I felt I performed really well. The score wasn't great but this was my first Olympic Games and I don't think I could have done any more.
"The atmosphere was incredible. It was much bigger than the Commonwealth Games.
"The first time I heard the cheers, I thought: 'Are those cheers for me? Are they going to cheer every one of my shots?' And they did.
"They really got me through that event. I was blown away by it all. The smile on my face probably won't come off my face for a week. I'm on cloud nine."
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