Italy's team reacts during the men's archery team semifinals at the Lords Cricket Ground during the London 2012 Olympics Games July 28, 2012. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett
Italy beat U.S. to win men's team gold
Posted : Saturday, 28 July 2012 02:00PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Italy beat the United States 219-218 to win gold in the Olympic men's archery team competition at the London Games on Saturday.
Michele Frangilli, shooting with Marco Galiazzo and Mauro Nespoli, needed a 10 with his final arrow to seal the win and despite the enormous pressure he nailed the shot.
Defending champions South Korea took the bronze medal after beating Mexico in the playoff.
(Editing by Ken Ferris)
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