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Germany’s Reitz, Italy’s young Rossetti claim shooting golds

Christian Reitz

Christian Reitz of Germany reacts to secure the gold medal during the men’s 25 meter rapid fire pistol finals at Olympic Shooting Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)


Gabriele Rossetti of Italy has claimed Olympic gold at the tender age of 21.

Rossetti beat Sweden’s Marcus Svensson 16-15 in the gold medal match of men’s skeet shooting.

Bronze went to International Olympic Athletes shooter Abdullah Alrashidi after he topped Ukraine’s Mikola Milchev 16-14.

Earlier in the day, Christian Reitz of Germany claimed gold in 25m rapid fire pistol. France’s Jean Quiquampoix won silver and Li Yuehong of China the bronze.

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