Shooting: American Rhode wins record sixth medal in six Games

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 12, 2016 2:43 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - American shooter Kim Rhode won the bronze medal in women's skeet shooting on Friday, an honor that puts her in an elite record-holding group of just five other Olympic athletes who have won a medal in six different Olympic Games.

The 37-year-old from California and three-time gold medalist also becomes the first sportswoman in history to win medals in six consecutive Olympic Games.

(Reporting by Mary Milliken, editing by Susanna Twidale)