Virginia Thrasher wins first Gold Medal of Rio 2016 for USA in 10m Air Rifle

The first gold medal of Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been won by American teenager Virginia Thrasher in the women’s 10‑metre air-rifle event.

Virginia Thrasher wins first Gold Medal of Rio 2016 for USA in 10m Air Rifle

The 19-year-old Virginia Thrasher finished with a score of 208, breaking the Olympic record.

China’s Du Li won the silver medal while China’s defending champion Yi Siling won the bronze medal.

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