With the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the rearview , the Games were in full swing Saturday. One event is already in the books, with the USA striking gold first... - From Bleacher Report
With the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the rearview, the Games were in full swing Saturday.
Virginia "Ginny" Thrasher, a 19-year-old freshman from West Virginia University, won the women's 10-meter air rifle competition.
As a freshman at West Virginia University, Thrasher led the Mountaineers to their 18th NCAA team rifle championship, and also won individual titles in smallbore and air rifle.
The USA Men fell to Croatia 7-5 in their first match at the #OlympicGames RECAP: https://t.co/UeKxaOjJZY #waterpolo pic.twitter.com/0xDDyGulf8 Dana Vollmer and Kelsi Worrell, meanwhile, qualified for the women's 100-meter butterfly semifinals, which will be held Saturday night.
The USA Swimming team's Twitter account had the news.