BEIJING (RUSHPRNEWS)AUGUST 9, 2008–USA win first gold of gamesThe USA won its first gold medal of the Beijing Olympics as Mariel Zagunis triumphed in the women’s individual sabre. “I just tried to treat it like any other competition. It really is a dream come true, but I’m glad it’s over. I did what I came here to do,” said Zagunis.China had earlier raced to the top of the medal table, taking gold in the men’s 10m air pistol and the women’s 48kg weightlifting.
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