Virginia Thrasher, the US winner of the 10m air rifle, with silver medallist Du Li (left) and bronze medallist Yi Siling, both from China. Photo: AFPVirginia Thrasher, the US winner of the 10m air rifle, with silver medallist Du Li (left) and bronze medallist Yi Siling, both from China. Photo: AFP
Virginia Thrasher, the US winner of the 10m air rifle, with silver medallist Du Li (left) and bronze medallist Yi Siling, both from China. Photo: AFP

Rio Olympics off with a bang in rifle event

Hong Kong team joins the Games opening party in Brazil as American teenager pips Chinese pair to claim shooting gold

Topic |   Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Virginia Thrasher, the US winner of the 10m air rifle, with silver medallist Du Li (left) and bronze medallist Yi Siling, both from China. Photo: AFPVirginia Thrasher, the US winner of the 10m air rifle, with silver medallist Du Li (left) and bronze medallist Yi Siling, both from China. Photo: AFP
Virginia Thrasher, the US winner of the 10m air rifle, with silver medallist Du Li (left) and bronze medallist Yi Siling, both from China. Photo: AFP
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