Another big day for the Americans, winning four gold medals, including three in the pool, while the women take the women take the all-around gold in gymnastics. Michael Phelps added two more golds to his collection, while Katie Ledecky grew her legend a bit more. China had three golds (two in weightlifting) while France won their first gold medals of the Rio Olympics.
Canoeing, men’s slalom C-1: Denis Gargaud Chanut of France took gold, followed by Matej Benus of Slovakia for silver and Takuya Haneda of Japan with bronze.
Diving, women’s synchronized 10 meters platform: Another gold for the Chinese in this event, with the duo of Chen Ruolin (fifth Olympic gold) and Liu Huixia winning with a score of 354.00. Silver went to Malaysia, bronze to Canada.
Equestrian, individual eventing: Michael Jung of Germany won his third Olympic gold medal, beating Astier Nicolas of France (silver) and Chris Burton of Australia (bronze).
Equestrian, team eventing: France, with Nicolas, Mathieu Lemoine, Thibaut Vallette and Karim Laghouag took the gold medal, leaving Germany with silver and Australia with bronze.
Fencing, men’s epee: Park Sang-young of South Korea won the country’s third gold medal of the Olympics, beating 41-year old Geza Imre of Hungary in the final, as Imre picked up his third Olympic medal. Gauthier Grumier of France got bronze.
Gymnastics, women’s artistic team all-around: An incredibly dominant performance from the United States, repeating as team champions with a fantastic 184.897, gold going to Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian. Silver went to Russia, bronze to China.
Judo, men’s 81 kilograms: Khasan Khalmurzaev of Russia beat Travis Stevens of the United States to take the gold medal, while Sergiu Toma of UAE (previously Moldova) and Takanori Nagase of Japan took bronze.
Judo, women’s 63 kilograms: Tina Trstenjak of Slovenia was incredibly dominant on her way to a gold medal, beating Clarisse Agbegnenou of France in the final. Yarden Garbi of Israel and Anicka van Emden of the Netherlands took bronze.
Shooting, women’s 25 meters pistol: Anna Korakaki of Greece improved on her finish from the 10 meters competition (bronze there), and took gold, beating Monika Karsch of Germany (Silver) and Heidi Diethelm Gerber of Switzerland for bronze.
Swimming, men’s 200 meters butterfly: Michael Phelps destroyed Chad le Clos and left a stunned Laszlo Cseh way behind, winning gold by 0.04 seconds, finishing ahead of the surprising Masato Sakai of Japan (silver) and 19-year old Tamas Kenderesi of Hungary (bronze).
Swimming, men’s 4×200 meters freestyle relay: The most American-dominated team event in the pool didn’t stun us, as the foursome of Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer and Townley Haas finished with a time of 7:00.66, finishing way ahead of Great Britain (silver with a national record) and Japan got bronze.
Swimming, Women’s 200 meters freestyle: Katie Ledecky won her second gold in Rio and third overall with a time of 1:53.73, beating Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom by 0.35 seconds, and bronze went to Emme McKeon of Australia, who has a gold from a relay earlier.
Swimming, women’s 200 meters individual medley: More Katinka Hosszu of Hungary, taking her third gold of the Olympics, setting a new Olympic record with 2:06.58. She beat Britain’s Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Maya DiRado of the United States, adding a bronze to her silver in the longer IM.
Weightlifting, men’s 69 kilograms: Shi Zhiyong of China had a total of 352, enough for a gold medal, beating Daniyar Ismayilov of Turkey (351, silver) and Izzat Artykov of Kyrgyzstan (339, bronze).
Weightlifting, women’s 63 kilograms: Another Chinese gold, this time for Deng Wei with a total of 262, a new world record, beating Choe Hyo-sim of North Korea (silver, 248) and Karina Goricheva of Kazakhstan (243, bronze).
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