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Rio Olympics 2016: Iran's Elaheh Ahmadi earns sixth place in women's 10m air rifle

Source: Tehran Times

Elaheh Ahmadi of Iran finished in sixth place, scoring 122.5 in the women's 10m air rifle on Saturday.

Elaheh Ahmadi

"I worked hard for two years to earn my first Olympic medal but unfortunately finished in sixth place," Ahmadi said.

"I was under pressure for months because the level of the competition was very high," she added.

America's Ginny Thrasher, 19, won the first gold medal of the Rio Olympic Games amassed 208 points across the nine rounds at the Olympic Shooting Centre.

Du Li of China bagged the silver medal with a score of 207.0.

Yi Siling picked up the bronze for China in the event after finishing with 185.4.


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