Virginia Thrasher claims Rio Olympics gold medal

Q.  Who claimed the first Rio Olympic Gold medal in shooting?
- Published on 08 Aug 16

a. Heena Sidhu
b. Apurvi Chandela
c. Jitu Rai
d. None of the above

ANSWER: None of the above
American teenager Virginia Thrasher claimed the first Rio Olympics gold Medal in shooting
  • The 19-year-old won the women's 10m air rifle title at the Deodoro shooting venue, holding her own to see off China's Du Li on the final shot.
  • She finished with 208 points, one clear of 2004 Athens champion Du as Olympic chief Thomas.
  • The bronze medal went to China's defending champion Yi Siling.

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