Croatia's Glasnovic wins men's trap gold in shoot-off

Glasnovic, a 33-year-old who also competed in Beijing in 2008, hit a perfect 15 of 15 in the semi-final but missed two in the final. He then fired four of four in the shoot-off.

Gold medallist Josip Glasnovic of Croatia (middle) is flanked by silver medallist Giovanni Pellielo of Italy (left) and Edward Ling of Great Britain, who took bronze in the men's trap shooting event.   -  AP

Josip Glasnovic won Croatia's first gold of the Olympics in the trap-shooting, beating Italy's Giovanni Pellielo in a four-shot shoot-off.

Glasnovic, a 33-year-old who also competed in Beijing in 2008, hit a perfect 15 of 15 in the semi-final but missed two in the final. He then fired four of four in the shoot-off.

Italy's Giovanni Pellielo, 46, earned his third silver medal in his seventh Olympic appearance.

Edward Ling, a 33-year-old Briton, took the bronze medal from David Kostelecky of the Czech Republic, in a 13-9 round.