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Yi Siling wins first gold for China in women's 10m air rifle

india Updated: Jul 28, 2012 17:39 IST

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China's world number one Yi Siling won the first gold of the London Olympics in the women's 10m air rifle competition at London's Royal Artillery Barracks on Saturday.

In a tense contest Poland's Sylwia Bogacka took silver while Yu Dan of China won bronze.

Yi, who won the title in the event at the 2010 world championships in Munich, had a total winning score of 502.9, 0.7 points ahead of Bogacka.

Defending Olympic champion Katerina Emmons of the Czech Republic finished fourth.

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