London 2012 Olympics: Opening Weekend

- 2012-07-30T12:03:12Z

Photograph by Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images

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Yi Siling

Yi Siling of China won the initial gold medal of the London Olympics, winning the women's 10-meter air rifle competition with a total of 502.9 points, on July 28.

"I felt like a movie star," Yi said at a news conference. "Now I've got the gold medal, I feel very happy and very excited. I almost cried."