Italy's Campriani wins men's 10m air rifle

Niccolo Campriani of Italy, who won the silver medal in the 2012 London Olympic Games, calimed the gold medal in the men's 10m Air Rifle category at the Rio Olympics on Monday.

Niccolo Campriani of Italy with his gold medal.   -  Reuters

Niccolo Campriani of Italy, who won the silver medal in the 2012 London Olympic Games, calimed the gold medal in the men's 10m Air Rifle category at the Rio Olympics on Monday.

READ: >Bindra finishes fourth in 10m Air Rifle

The Italian, playing his third Olympic Games, got the better of Ukraine's Serhiy Kulish, with Vladimir Maslennikov of Russia in bronze at the Deodoro shooting range.

Abhinav Bindra, who captured India's first and so far only individual Olympic gold medal in the event in Beijing in 2008, missed out on a podium finish in fourth.