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First Gold Medal of Tokyo Games Goes to Chinese Shooter

Written: 2021-07-24 13:21:04Updated: 2021-07-24 13:42:18

First Gold Medal of Tokyo Games Goes to Chinese Shooter

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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.

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