The First Gold Medal – Olympics 2012 goes to Yi Siling. Yi Siling a Chinese shooter won the first Gold Media of the world famous sporting event in the women’s 10m Air Rifle event. The 23-year-old world number one and gold medal favourite lived up to her billing by beating Poland’s Sylwia Bogacka into second place.
A Little about the other events which are going on:-
In the Rowing Event :- British rowers Helen Glover and Heather Stanning have confirmed their status as gold medal favourites as they stormed into the final of the women’s Pairs in a new Olympic Best.
Table Tennis:- Lulu, who led out the Vanuatu’s five-strong Olympic team at the opening ceremony, was carrying the support of the ExCel Arena crowd against Ligia Silva. Yet she was unable to overcome the Brazilian, with her exit sealed in a 4-0 defeat.
In the other morning match Neda Shahsavari, Iran’s first female table tennis Olympian, twice came from behind against Nigeria’s Olufunke Oshonaike, only to lose the decider 11-3.