The United States claimed its first shooting gold at the Athens Olympics on Wednesday as its shooter Kimberly Rhode won the women's double trap event.
Rhode, who led the qualification round with 110 out of a possible 120 hits, shot 36/40 to score a total of 146, one target ahead of South Korean Lee Bo Na.
Chinese veteran Gao E took bronze after beating teammate Li Qingnian in a shoot-out.
Gao and Li tied at 142 hits in the final.
(Xinhua News Agency August 18, 2004)