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Italy wins first gold ever in team archery

July 29, 2012 00:07 IST

Italy has won the gold medal in men's team archery at the London Olympics, the first ever for the country.

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The United States took silver and South Korea won the bronze medal in Saturday's competition at Lord's Cricket Ground.

Michele Frangilli, Marco Galiazzo and Mauro Nespoli hugged and raised their hands in celebration after the final arrow determined they had won, beating the Americans 219-218.

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