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Olympic Gold Medalist Ginny Thrasher Is More American Than You and Me

West Virginia University Sophomore and rifle star, Virginia Thrasher, is more American than you and I will ever be. Virginia Thrasher, better known as, "Ginny Thrasher" won the first Gold Medal of the 2016 Rio Olympic games. She cemented herself as more American that any of us will ever be. Thrasher, 19, outlasted 50 competitors in yesterday mornings qualifying 10-meter air rifle...
Via The Smoking Musket
August 07, 2016

USA's Virginia Thrasher wins first gold medal of Olympics

Virginia Thrasher (USA), just 19 years of age, wins the first gold medal of the Rio games by edging out Chinese veterans Du Li and Yi Siling in the Womens 10m air rifle. Thrasher finished the final with a score of 208, a full point ahead of Li. Yi Siling bowed out in third place at 185.4. As a freshman at West Virginia University, Thrasher led the Mountaineers to their 18th NCAA...
Via CSN Chicago
August 06, 2016

USA's Ginny Thrasher wins first gold medal of Olympics

Ginny Thrasher (USA), just 19 years of age, wins the first gold medal of the Rio games by edging out Chinese veterans Du Li and Yi Siling in Womens 10m air rifle. Thrasher finished with a final score of 208, a full point ahead of Li. Yi Siling bowed out in third place at 185.4. This is the first time an American has medaled in the 10m air rifle event since Nancy Johnson won gold...
Via CSN Chicago
August 06, 2016

USA's Ginny Thrasher wins first gold medal of Olympics

Ginny Thrasher (USA), just 19 years of age, wins the first gold medal of the Rio games by edging out Chinese veterans Du Li and Yi Siling in the Womens 10m air rifle. Thrasher finished the final with a score of 208, a full point ahead of Li. Yi Siling bowed out in third place at 185.4. The West Virginia native burst onto the competitive shooting scene in 2015 when she took home five...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Preview: Day 1 of Shooting

Shooting at the Rio Olympics kicks off at 7:30 a.m. with Womens 10m air rifle qualifications, and the final at 9:30 a.m. Yi Siling (China), who won gold in the London 2012 competition, looks to get back onto the podium. Serbian Andrea Arsovic will look to build on her gold medal performance at the 2015 European Games. Sarah Scherer and Virginia Thrasher will represent the United...
Via CSN Chicago
August 05, 2016

Preview: Day 1 of Shooting

Shooting at the Rio Olympics kicks off at 7:30 a.m. with Womens 10m air rifle qualifications, and the final at 9:30 a.m. Yi Siling (China), who won gold in the London 2012 competition, looks to get back onto the podium. Serbian Andrea Arsovic will look to build on her gold medal performance at the 2015 European Games. Sarah Scherer and Virginia Thrasher will represent the United...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

China's Guo defends gold medal

Guo Wenjun of China hadn't won anything, let alone reached a final, for two years until she successfully defended her Olympic 10-meter air pistol title in the Olympics on Sunday. Celine Goberville of France, who blew the gold with an 8.8 on her last shot, won a one-shot shootoff against Olena Kostevych of Ukraine to win the silver medal in her first games. Kostevych, the 2004 Olympic...
Via FOX Sports
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

China's Guo retains Olympic 10m air pistol title

Guo Wenjun successfully defended her Olympic 10-meter air pistol title with a near-perfect last shot in Sunday's final. This was the second shooting gold in two days for China, a day after Yi Siling won the opening 10-meter air rifle at the Royal Artillery Barracks. Celine Goberville of France, who blew the gold with an 8.8 on her last shot, won a one-shot shootoff against Olena...
Via FOX Sports
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Yi Siling wins first gold medal

Top-ranked Yi Siling of China captured the first gold medal of the London Olympics, winning the women's 10-meter air rifle Saturday.
Via Fox Olympics
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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