Skinner braves wind, technical issues to win Olympic gold


In a great show of sportsmanship and team camaraderie, Scanlan quickly put her disappointment behind her to be the first to embrace her teammate as the Australian crowd in attendance celebrated its first shooting medal at the Rio Games.Skinner started slow, missing two of her first four shots in the gold medal match, but hit seven straight as Rooney twice missed consecutive shots. New Zealand’s Natalie Rooney collected the silver medal, while Corey Cogdell of the United States was fortunate to snatch the bronze after Spain’s Fatima Galvez slipped up in the bronze medal shoot-off. Italy’s Garozzo stuns Massialas, wins gold in men’s foil
Another fencer from the Massialas Fencing Center, James Andrew Davis, was upset in the round of 16 by Russia’s Timur Safin 15-13. Massialas, whose coach is also his father, was able to fight back and retain control of the match, defeating Kruse 15-9. Skinner hit 14 of 15 shots in the first stage of the finals to earn a spot in the gold medal match.Cogdell left Galvez open to take the bronze following a mistake of her own near the climax of their play-off, but the Spaniard faltered herself to force the sudden-death shoot-off, where the latter emerged triumphant.She did, making Rooney’s final shot moot, and threw her head back after taking home gold in her first Olympics. “I just wanted to see those little targets smash”. Judoca conquista medalha inédita para o Kosovo
Nos Jogos disputados no Brasil, Kelmendi foi até a porta-bandeira de Kosovo na cerimônia de abertura, na noite de sexta-feira. Majlinda Kelmendi escreveu o seu nome na história dos Jogos Olímpicos a conquistar a primeira medalha do Kosovo. “I’ve been there before where I have fallen to pieces, so it’s all a learning curve and thankfully it’s paid off – I’ve got the medal!” the 26-year-old chemical engineer said.She was the top qualifier for the finals but missed five of her targets in the six-women shoot-off.The Victorian, who had earlier scraped into the semi-finals, secured a 12-11 victory, having trailed by two shots. Salman Khan To Unveil Trailer Of Nawazuddin Siddiqui-Starrer..
Nawazuddin shares a great bond with the khan family and that is the reason he accepted the story said by Sohail . Moreover, it will be exciting to see Salman , Arbaaz , and Sohail sharing the same stage after a long time. “I doubt I would have got through (my degree) without the support of my lecturers at RMIT”, Skinner said.

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