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Teen Shooter Thrasher Wins USA's First Gold Medal of Rio Olympics

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Saturday, 06 Aug 2016 10:20 AM

American teenager Virginia Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday, holding her nerve to clinch the women's 10m air rifle event.

Thrasher edged out China's Du Li with an Olympic record score of 208.

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American teenager Virginia Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday, holding her nerve to clinch the women's 10m air rifle event.
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Saturday, 06 Aug 2016 10:20 AM
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