The first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics went to Chinese shooter Qian Yang.
At Asaka Shooting Range, the 21-year-old won the women’s ten-meter air rifle final Saturday morning in the first full day of competition after Friday night’s opening ceremony.
Qian Yang scored 251-point-eight. Anastasiia Galashina of the Russian Olympic Committee took silver with 251-point-one.
South Korean athletes Park Hee-moon and Kwon Eun-ji, who ranked second and fourth in the preliminary round, finished eighth and seventh in the finals.
Three-hundred-39 gold medals are up for grabs in 33 disciplines during the two-week Tokyo Games. Team Korea eyes a top ten finish with seven or more gold medals.