In the women's division, Doubles bronze medallist, Shannon O'Keefe, All Events gold medallist, Danielle McEwan and world championships multiple gold medallist, Kelly Kulick defeated second-seed, Germany by the slendest of margin to win the Women's Trios gold medal, 611-610 in the final.
O'Keefe, who has just turned up for the semi-finals from the hospital with a gall-bladder infection, laboured on to shoot 238 and carrying her team-mates, McEwan (182) and Kulick (191) for a well-deserved victory.
Janine Gabel (180), Tuna Hulsch (235) and Patricia Luoto (195) were devasted to have lost by such a small margin and had to settle for the silver. The German trio had earlier edged third-seed, Chinese Taipei, 582-560 in the semi-finals to advance to the final. Team USA ousted fourth-seed, Indonesia 663-610 in the other semi-finals to face Germany.