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2016 Olympics: Day 9 Gold Medals & Medal Table

Posted on 15 Aug, 2016, by in Other Sport

With Athletics taking over centre stage, the night belonged to Usain Bolt with his third Olympic gold medal in 100 meters, the first one to ever do so, but perhaps Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa winning the 400 meters while breaking the world record is an even bigger achievement. Overall, the United States won two gold medals to remain on top of the medal table, while Great Britain got past China to second, winning five gold medals, including two by Gymnast Max Whitlock. More