Rio Olympics medal winners on Day 1 : Australia and Hungary lead the charge

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Rio Olympics medal winners on Day 1 : Australia and Hungary lead the charge

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SportsCafe Desk

08/07/2016

12 gold medals were up for grabs on day 1 of the Rio Olympics, and although USA and China dominated the podium, it is Australia and Hungary who are dominating the medal table with two golds each. Virginia Thrasher won the Women's 10m Air Rifle event to win the first Olympic medal of this edition.

Cycling Road (Men's Road Race)

Gold - Greg van Avermaet (Belgium) – 6:10:05

Silver – Jakob Fuglsang (Denmark) – 6:10:05

Bronze – Rafal Majka (Poland) – 6:10:10

10m Air Rifle Women's Finals

Gold – Virginia Thrasher (USA) – 208.0

Silver – Du Li (China) – 207.0

Bronze – Yi Siling (China) – 185.4

10m Air Pistol Men's Finals

Gold – Hoang Xuan Vinh (China)

Silver – Felipe Almeida Wu (Brazil)

Bronze – Wei Pang (China)

Archery Men's Team

Gold – Republic of Korea

Silver – USA

Bronze – Australia

Fencing - Women's Épée Individual

Gold – Emese Szasz (Hungary)

Silver – Rossella Fiamingo (Italy)

Bronze – Yiwen Sun (China)

Click here to follow our Olympic live blog as we bring you live updates of India's fortunes in Rio today - Heena Sidhu, the women's archery team, the women's hockey team, and Dipa Karmakar will be in action.

Judo – Women's 48 Kg

Gold – Paula Pareto (Argentina)

Silver - Jeong Bo-kyeong (Republic of Korea)

Bronze – Ami Kondo (Japan)

              Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh (Kazakhstan)

Judo – Men's 60 Kg

Gold – Beslan Mudranov (Russia)

Silver – Yeldos Smetov (Kazakhstan)

Bronze – Naohisa Takato (Japan)

Swimming – Women's 400m Individual Medley

Gold – Katinka Hosszu (Hungary)

Silver – Madeline Dirado (USA)

Bronze – Mireia Belmonte Garcia (Spain)

Swimming – Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

Gold – Australia

Silver – USA

Bronze – Canada

Swimming – Men's 400m Freestyle

Gold – Mack Horton (Australia)

Silver – Sun Yang (China)

Bronze – Gabriele Detti (Italy)

Swimming – Men's 400m Individual Medley

Gold – Kosuke Hagino (Japan)

Silver – Chase Kalisz (USA)

Bronze – Daiya Seto (Japan)

Weightlifting – Women's 48kg

Gold – Sopita Tanasan (Thailand)

Silver – Sri Wahyuni Agustiani (Indonesia)

Bronze – Hiromi Miyake (Japan)

Click here to follow our Olympic live blog as we bring you live updates of India's fortunes in Rio today - Heena Sidhu, the women's archery team, the women's hockey team, and Dipa Karmakar will be in action.

Follow our live blog for all the updates of the Rio Olympics. 

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