American Shooter Virginia Thrasher wins first Olympic Gold of the 2016 Rio Games.
06 Aug 2016

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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) — Unflap­pable Amer­i­can teenag­er Vir­ginia Thrash­er won the first gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Sat­ur­day, hold­ing her nerve against two Chi­nese Olympic cham­pi­ons to clinch the women’s 10m air rifle event. The 19-year-old U.S. col­lege cham­pi­on edged out China’s Du Li, gold