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Ginny Thrasher Wins First Gold Medal for Team USA in Rio!

Ginny Thrasher Wins First Gold Medal for Team USA in Rio!

Ginny Thrasher proudly stands with her gold medal around her neck during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics on Saturday (Augsut 6) at the Olympic Shooting Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The 19-year-old West Virginia University student won the first gold medal for Team USA this year. She picked up the medal in the 10m Air Rifle Women’s Finals.

“This is very special for me,” Ginny said after her big win (via USA Today). “For me to start Rio 2016 with a gold medal for the USA makes me incredibly proud. I started to realize it was a real possibility about half way through but I pushed that quickly out of my mind.”

10+ pictures inside of Ginny Thrasher posing with her medal…

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Posted to: 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, Ginny Thrasher

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  • Toni gee

    Way to go Ginny! USA!

  • Hannah Randall

    Granted, no one cares about this sport – but PLEASE DON’T POST OLYMPIC RESULTS IN THE HEADLINE!! There is NO reason to ruin the Olympics for all the people who haven’t seen events yet due to different time zones. PLEASE put results behind the cut! Some of us wait four years for the excitement of our favorite sports and don’t want them spoiled.

  • ewwhat16

    She’s adorable. USA!

  • Doreencary

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  • gwen

    Way not to go? Making Disqus accounts in other people’s names:

    Toni Gee who is now posting as TruthSayer and Juicy Lucy has made 368(Aug 25 account) + 79(the account he changed from Magdelene Cloea to Gwen on Aug 31) posts in my name