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Italy wins 1st gold ever in team event

By BETSY BLANEY,

Associated Press

Updated July 28, 2012

LONDON (AP) Italy won the gold medal in men's team archery at the Olympics on Saturday, beating the U.S. by one point on the final shot.

The Americans' silver was the country's first medal of the games. South Korea took bronze.

Michele Frangilli, Marco Galiazzo and Mauro Nespoli hugged and raised their hands in celebration after the final arrow beat the Americans 219-218 at Lord's Cricket Ground. The gold was Italy's first ever in the event.

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