: Ukraine has its first medal at Rio Olympics
Sport19:13 Aug. 8, 2016

Ukraine has its first medal at Rio Olympics

Sergii Kulish wins silver in the Olympic men's 10-metre air rifle 

Kulish, 23, shot 204.6 in the final round of his second Olympic appearance. The gold winner, Italy's Niccolo Campriani, finished with a score of 206.1. Russia's Vladimir Maslennikov took bronze on his Olympic debut with a score of 184.2.

One more Ukrainian shooter, Oleh Tsarkov, finished 8th. 

Read more 2016 Rio Olympics Ukrainian schedule: August 8 (infographics) 

With the silver medal, won by Sergii Kulish, Ukraine is 20th in the list of medal-winning countries. Overall there are 32 countries in this list. The first is the USA with 3 golds, 5 silvers, and 4 bronzes. The next are Italy, China, Australia and South Korea. 

Read more Crimea 'was returned' to Ukraine at 2016 Summer Olympics opening ceremony

Ukraine has one more reason to celebrate today. Olha Kharlan reached the quarterfinals in fencing (sabre). 

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