Shooter Hoang gets first ever Olympic gold for Vietnam

Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - Hoang Xuan Vihn wins a first ever Olympic gold medal for Vietnam, in the men's 10-metre air pistol shooting competition.

Hoang snatched the gold from Brazilian home team athlete Felipe Almeida Wu on the final shot of the competition, taking the gold by four tenth of a point with 202.5 points to Wu's 202.1. China's Pang Wei earned bronze.

Until Saturday Vietnam had won two silver medals at the Olympics.

Last update: Sat, 06/08/2016 - 21:58

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