Sports: China tops gold medal tally, scoops 3 golds on second day

(From China Daily)

The Chinese team scooped three gold medals on the second day of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after failing to open an account on the first day, capping the tally with three golds, two silvers and three bronzes.

The 25-year-old Zhang Mengxue won China's first gold at the Rio Olympics by claiming the women's 10m air pistol title in Rio de Janeiro

Zhang Mengxue won China’s first gold at the Rio Olympics by claiming the women’s 10m air pistol title

China won its first gold medal at the Rio Summer Olympics on Sunday when Zhang Mengxue was successful in the women’s 10m air pistol event.

Zhang, 25, from Jinan, Shandong province, reached the final by finishing in seventh place in qualification.

Her performance helped lift the gloom after Chinese competitors failed to win any gold medals on Saturday, the first full day of competition. Read More



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