ASIAdocument.write(“” + m[today.getMonth()+1]+ ” “+ today.getDate()+”, ” + theYear + ” “);HOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperChina Daily Global PDFChina Daily Global E-paperSports / Olympic News UpdatesSoccerBasketballVolleyballTennisGolfTrack & FieldSwimmingMotorChinaStarsEditors Pick:Brazil World Cup-winning captain Carlos Alberto diesLippi to be coach of Chinas national team: reportRio 2016 Olympic GamesSilk Way RallyKobe BryantJust in:China beats Germany 7-4 in mens curling Olympic qualification10:31Gremio facing uphill battle in FIFA Club World Cup: coach10:12Spanish coach Lillo parts ways with Atletico Nacional09:59Bayern beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in UEFA Champions League09:23Guoan swoops for Lucas08:41NBAs Shoemaker ending China stint08:41Russia banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics07:58David Shoemaker to step down after seven years as NBA China CEO14:46Former Jiangsu Suning striker Jo voted best player in Brazil10:42Paraguay part ways with coach Arce10:28new srcMarquee(“ScrollMe”,0,1,808,30,30,3000,3000,30)China scoops 3 golds on second day of Rio 2016( Updated:2016-08-08 09:35Comments Print Mail Large Medium SmallThe 25-year-old Zhang Mengxue won Chinas first gold at the Rio Olympics by claiming the womens 10m air pistol title here on Aug 7, 2016.[Photo/Xinhua]The Chinese team scooped three gold medals on the second day of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after failing to open an account on the first day.China won its first gold medal at the Rio Summer Olympics on Sunday when Zhang Mengxue was successful in the womens 10m air pistol event.Zhang, 25, from Jinan, Shandong province, reached the final by finishing in seventh place in qualification.Her performance helped lift the gloom after Chinese competitors failed to win any gold medals on Saturday, the first full day of competition.Zhang Mengxue of China poses with her gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics womens 10m air pistol victory ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 7, 2016. [Photo/Agencies]Chinese tend to view first-day gold medals as an auspicious sign.But to the surprise of many in Rio on Saturday, Chinese competitors missed out on all four opportunities to strike gold – the womens 10m air rifle, mens 10m air pistol, womens epee, and most important, the mens 400m freestyle swimming in which national star Sun Yang was defending the title he won at the London Olympics.China had to settle for two silvers and three bronzes instead. It was the first time since the 2000 Sydney Olympics that the nation had failed to win a gold medal on the first full day of competition.Previous Page1 2 3 Next PagePrevious Page1 2 3 Next Page0Related StoriesChinese weightlifter Long smashes world record to win Olympic goldChina wins first diving gold of Rio GamesZhang strikes gold after first-day gloomPistol shooter Zhang Mengxue wins Chinas first gold in RioZhang Mengxue wins Chinas 1st gold medal at Rio OlympicsNo gold for China on opening day at Rio OlympicsPhotoPyeongchang Winter Olympics torch relay kicks offTokyo marks 1,000 days until 2020 Olympic GamesFed Express eclipses his old foe Rafa againChinese sprinter Su Bingtian and wife hold wedding ceremony in hometownLi Na tastes local delicacy during WTA Wuhan OpenPlayer party held for 2017 WTA Wuhan OpenMost PopularWhats HotAce swimmers make record-breaking splash in RioHighlightsChinas Wu Minxia cements her name in Olympic historyChina tops gold medal tally, scoops 3 golds on second dayChinese weightlifter Long smashes world record to win Olympic goldChina wins first diving gold of Rio GamesSpecialRio 2016 Olympic Games2016 Chinese F1 Grand Prix in ShanghaiShanghai Rolex MastersIAAF World Championships Beijing 2015…| About China Daily | Advertise on Site | Contact Us | Job Offer | Expat Employment |Copyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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