Shaunae Miller Falling with a Smile

No gold for the United States (2 silver, 4 bronze) or China (one silver), but Great Britain got another gold through Charlotte Dujardin in the individual dressage, while the moment of the evening was Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas leaping at the finish line to win the women’s 400 meters race, beating Allyson Felix of the USA by 0.07 seconds.

Men’s 800 meters: The second gold medal in the Olympics for Kenya (while Kenyan athletes have won for other nations), as David Rudisha repeats his title from London, running a 1:42.15. Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria set a national record to take silver, Clayton Murphy of the United States took bronze.

Men’s pole vault: The second gold medal for Brazil in these games, as Thiago Braz da Silva stunned the crowd with a Olympic record of 6.03. The winner from London, France’s Renaud Lavillenie, took silver with 5.98. Sam Kendricks of the United States picked up bronze.

Women’s 400 meters: Allyson Felix finished second despite seemingly gaining on Shaunae Miller just before the finish line. The Bahamas sprinter, a silver medalist from last year world championships, dove to cross the finish line first at a time of 49.44, just ahead of Felix’s 49.51. Shericka Jackson of Jamaica took bronze.

David Rudisha

Women’s 3000 meters steeplechase: Ruth Jebet, born in Kenya, ran for Bahrain and took gold while setting a new Asian record with 8:59.75. Hyvin Jepkemoi of Kenya took silver, Emma Coburn of the United States took bronze.

Women’s hammer throw: Two-time world champion and silver medalist in London, Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland won with a new world record of 82.29 meters. Zhang Wenxiu of China took silver, Sophie Hitchon of Great Britain took bronze.

Boxing, men’s heavyweight: Evgeny Tischchenko of Russia beat Vasily Levit of Kazakhstan to win the gold. Bronze went to Rustam Tulaganov of Uzbekistan and Erislandy Savon of Cuba.

Cycling, men’s omnium: Elia Viviani of Italy won the race to take gold. Silver to Mark Cavendish of Great Britain, bronze to the gold medalist from London, Denmark’s Lasse Norman Hansen.

Equestrian, Individual dressage: Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain with gold, Isabell Werth of Germany with silver (10th Olympic medal) and Kristina Broring-Sprehe of Germany too with bronze.

Gymnastics, men’s vault: Ri Se-gwang of North Korea won gold, capitalizing on his dominance from the world championships. Denis Ablyazin of Russia took silver, Kenzo Shirai of Japan with bronze.

Gymnastics, men’s rings: Eleftherios Petrounias of Greece won their second gold medal of the Olympics. Arthur Zanetti of Brazil took silver, Denis Ablyazin of Russia got bronze.

Sanne Wevers

Gymnastics, women’s balance beam: Sanne Wevers of the Netherlands took advantage of Simone Biles messing up her routine to take gold. Biles got bronze, Laurie Hernandez of the United States took silver.

Swimming, women’s 10 kilometers open water: Sharon van Rouwendall of the Netherlands took the gold medal, beating Rachele Bruni of Italy and Poliana Okimoto of Brazil.

Weightlifting, men’s 105 kilograms: Ruslan Nurudinov of Uzbekistan took the gold while setting a new clean & jerk olympic record. Simon Martirosyan of Armenia got silver, Aleksander Zaychikov of Kazakhstan got bronze.

Wrestling, men’s greco-roman 85 kilograms: Denis Chakvetadze of Russia won the gold, beating Zhan Beleniuk of Ukraine in the final. Bronze medals to Denis Kudla of Germany and Javid Hamzatau of Belarus.

Wrestling, men’s greco-roman 130 kilograms: Mijain Lopez of Cuba won his third gold medal (previous two at 120 kilos), beating Riza Kayaalp of Turkey in the final. Sabah Shariati of Azerbaijan and Sergey Semenov of Russia got bronze.

Medal Table

RankNOCGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)26232675
2 Great Britain (GBR)1617841
3 China (CHN)15141746
4 Russia (RUS)11121235
5 Italy (ITA)89623
6 Germany (GER)86620
7 France (FRA)79723
8 Japan (JPN)741627
9 Australia (AUS)67922
10 South Korea (KOR)63514
11 Netherlands (NED)62311
12 Hungary (HUN)53412
13 Spain (ESP)3025
14 New Zealand (NZL)2608
15 Kazakhstan (KAZ)23510
16 Brazil (BRA)*2349
17 North Korea (PRK)2327
18 Kenya (KEN)2305
19 Canada (CAN)22913
20 Colombia (COL)2204
21 Cuba (CUB)2125
 Poland (POL)2125
 Switzerland (SUI)2125
24 Belgium (BEL)2114
 Thailand (THA)2114
26 Croatia (CRO)2103
27 Uzbekistan (UZB)2046
28 Jamaica (JAM)2024
29 Greece (GRE)2013
 Iran (IRI)2013
31 South Africa (RSA)1517
32 Sweden (SWE)1416
33 Denmark (DEN)1348
34 Belarus (BLR)1225
35 Romania (ROU)1124
36 Slovenia (SLO)1113
37 Argentina (ARG)1102
 Bahrain (BRN)1102
 Slovakia (SVK)1102
 Vietnam (VIE)1102
41 Czech Republic (CZE)1056
42 Ethiopia (ETH)1034
43 Chinese Taipei (TPE)1023
44 Independent Olympic Athletes (IOA)1012
45 Bahamas (BAH)1001
 Fiji (FIJ)1001
 Kosovo (KOS)1001
 Puerto Rico (PUR)1001
 Singapore (SIN)1001
50 Ukraine (UKR)0415
51 Azerbaijan (AZE)0213
52 Indonesia (INA)0202
 Turkey (TUR)0202
54 Lithuania (LTU)0123
55 Georgia (GEO)0112
56 Algeria (ALG)0101
 Armenia (ARM)0101
 Grenada (GRN)0101
 Ireland (IRL)0101
 Malaysia (MAS)0101
 Mongolia (MGL)0101
 Philippines (PHI)0101
 Venezuela (VEN)0101
64 Norway (NOR)0033
65 Egypt (EGY)0022
 Israel (ISR)0022
67 Estonia (EST)0011
 Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)0011
 Morocco (MAR)0011
 Portugal (POR)0011
 Tunisia (TUN)0011
 United Arab Emirates (UAE)0011
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