An American teenage air rifle shooter won the first gold medal awarded in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday.
The 2016 Olympics kicked off a week ago in fine style—with the U.S. picking up their first gold medal of the games courtesy of 19-year-old sharpshooter Ginny Thrasher. But of course, not everyone was happy for the Women’s 10m Air Rifle champ.
19-year-old Olympian Ginny Thrasher—who won the 2016 Games’ first gold medal when she bested China’s Du Li in Women’s 10m Air Rifle—had only been shooting four years when she took the podium last Saturday.
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