Thrasher, 19, beat silver medalist Du Li of China in the final round with a total of 208.0, setting an Olympic record in the finals. Du finished with 207.0.The final shots of the medal round for NBC Sports:
Yi Siling of China took bronze as the first medals in Rio were awarded.
Thrasher wasn't one of the favorites to win a medal coming into the Olympics.
Saturday, August 6, 2016