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2016 Olympics: Day 7 Gold Medals & Medal Table

Posted on 13 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

Another big day for the United States, with four gold medals, including another one for Katie Ledecky, and three overall in the swimming pool. Both Great Britain and France enjoyed … More

Kohei Uchimura

2016 Olympics: Day 5 Medal Table & Gold Medals

Posted on 11 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

Day 5 was a big day for Japan, winning three gold medals, including Kohei Uchimura repeating as the men’s gymnastics all-around champion. Both China and the United States won two gold medals, with Katie Ledecky adding another one to her tally, finishing the 4×200 meters freestyle relay with a time no one on this plant can come close to at this point. More

Alexandra Raisman, Madison Kocian, Lauren Hernandez, Gabrielle Douglas and Simone Biles

2016 Olympics: Day 4 Gold Medals & Medal Table

Posted on 10 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

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. More

Michael Phelps, Nathan Adrian

2016 Olympics: Day 2 Gold Medals & Medal Table

Posted on 8 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

Day 2 of the Olympic Games went very well for China with three gold medals overall, while the United States swimming team did a fantastic job, with Katie Ledecky winning … More

Missy Franklin

Swimming Gold Medal Count of the 2013 World Championships

Posted on 4 Aug, 2013, by in Other Sport

As always, the United States finish on top of the Swimming World Championships, leading the gold and total medal count, with Missy Franklin emerging as the big star of the pool for the women, winning a total of six gold medals despite only recently turning 18. More

Katie Ledecky

World Records Set in the 2013 Swimming World Championships

Posted on 4 Aug, 2013, by in Other Sport

In the post special suits era of swimming you don’t expect too many records to be broken in the World Championships, and yet it happened six times in Barcelona, all by women swimmers, with Lithuanian sensation Ruta Meilutyte and another 16-year old, Katie Ledecky, both breaking two records during the meet, with Yulia Yefimova and Rikke Moller Pedersen adding a world record each. More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 7 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 3 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Another fantastic day for the United States and Michael Phelps in the pool, with the Olympic legend winning his 17th gold medal and probably his last in an individual event, … More