American shooter Ginny Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio Olympics, pulling off an upset in the women’s 10-meter air rifle event, considered by many to be one of the most mentally challenging sports in the games.
According to The Tribunist, Thrasher, 19, beat silver medalist Du Li of China in the final round with a total score of 208.0, setting an Olympic record in the finals. Du finished with 207.0. Yi Siling of China took bronze as the first medals in Rio were awarded. American Sarah Scherer was eighth.
FK – Can she hit running “Liberal”(commie) trash at 300 meters? That’s what’s gonna matter.