Rio Olympics 2016: Germany's Henri Junghaenel wins men's 50m rifle final

Henri Junghaenel
Henri Junghaenel was making his Olympic debut having won gold at the World Cup in April

Germany's Henri Junghaenel has won gold in the Rio 2016 men's 50m rifle with an Olympic record score.

The 28-year-old finished with a score of 209.5 to beat South Korea's Kim Jonghyun to gold by 1.3 points.

The Korean held off Russian world number 10 Kirill Grigoryan in a shoot-off, who took bronze.

Junghaenel's victory is Germany's second shooting gold in two days after Barbara Engleder set an Olympic record in the women's 50m rifle.

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