The first gold medal has been handed out at London 2012 and it has been claimed by China in the 10-metre women’s air rifle.
World number one ranked Yi Siling lived up to her gold medal favourite billing. She put Sylwia Bogacka of Poland into second after Bogacka had qualified in first place.
China pulled in the bronze medal in the event as well as Yu Dan finished third.
Katerina Emmons, the 2008 winner in the event, finished fourth. She captured first gold medal of the Beijing Olympics.