The United States kept their lead with two gold medals, one of them the fourth for Simone Biles in these Olympmic games, the other to Christian Taylor, retaining his triple jump title from four years ago. Great Britain added two more gold medals through cycling, while Germany had the best day with three gold medals, including one for Fabian Hambuchen in Gymnastics.
Athletics, men’s 110 meters hurdles: The 22-year old Jamaican, Omar McLeod, took the gold medal with a time of 13.05, beating Orlando Ortega of Spain by 0.12 seconds. Bronze went to Dimitri Bascou of France.
Athletics, men’s triple jump: Gold and silver to the United States in a competition won by Christian Taylor, the gold medalist from London, jumpting to a 17.86. Will Claye finished 8 centimeters behind, Dong Bin of China took silver.
Athletics, men’s high jump: The world champion also won the gold medal in the Olympics, as Derek Drouin of Canada jumped 2.38 to beat Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar (2.36) and Bohdan Bondarenko of Ukraine who got bronze.
Athletics, women’s 1500 meters: Kenya won the battle East Afric with a gold medal to Faith Kpyegon, with Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia taking silver. Jennifer Simpson of the United States took bronze, the first woman to medal in the 1500.
Athletics, women’s discus throw: The 26-year old Croat Sandra Perkovic, the champion from London, took gold here too. Melina Robert-Michon of France took silver, Denia Caballero of Cuba took bronze.
Boxing, men’s lightweight: Robson Conceicao of Brazil took the gold after beating Sofiane Oumiha of France in the final. Lazaro Alvarez of Cuba and Dorjnyambuugiin Otgondalai of Mongolia took bronze.
Canoeing, men’s c-1 1000 meters: Sebastian Brendel of Germany took the gold medal, beating Isaquias Quieroz of Brazil and Seghei Tarnovschi of Romania, taking silver and bronze respectively.
Canoeing, men’s k-1 1000 meters: Marcus Walz of Spain took the gold medal, Joesf Dostal of the Czech Republic took silver, Roman Anoshkin of Russia got bronze.
Canoeing, women’s k-1 200 meters: Gold went to Lisa Carryington of New Zealand, repeating her achievement from London. Silver to Marta Walczykiewicz of Poland, bronze to Inna Osypenko-Radomska of Azerbaijan.
Canoeing, women’s k-2 500 meters: The Hungrian duo of Gabriella Szabo and Danuta Kozak took the gold medal, both winning gold in different events back in London. Germany took silver, poland took bronze.
Cycling, men’s keirin: Jason Kenny of Great Britiain took the gold medal, his third gold in Rio and sixth of his career. Matthijs Buchli of Netherlands got silver, Azizulhasni Awang of Malaysia got bronze.
Cycling, women’s omnium: Laura Trott made it two for GB in Cyclingo in the day, repeating her double gold from London. Sarah Hammer of the USA took silver, Jolien D’Hoore of Belgium got bronze.
Cycling, women’s sprint: Great Britain sent two to the podium this time, but the gold went to Kristina Vogel of Germany. Becky James and Katy Marchant ended up with silver and bronze.
Diving, men’s 3 meters springboard: Cao Yuan of China took the gold medal, Jack Laugher of Great Britain got silver, Patrick Hausding of Germany got bronze.
Gymnastics, men’s parallel bars: Oleg Vernyayev of Ukraine took the gold, Danell Leyva of USA took silver, David Belyavskiy of Russia got bronze.
Gymnastics, men’s horizontal bar: Fabian Hambuchen of Germany took gold, Danell Leyva took another silver, Nile Wilson of Great Britain ended up with bronze.
Gymnastics, women’s floor: Simone Biles left her final mark on the Olympics, winning her fourth gold medal in Rio. Aly Raisman was once again second, while Amy Tinkler of Great Britain took bronze.
Sailing, Finn: Giles Scott of Great Britain took the gold, Vasilij Zbogar of Slovenia got silver, Caleb Paine of the USA took bronze.
Sailing, Laser: Gold to Tom Burton of Australia, silver to Tonci Stipanovic of Croatia, bronze to Sam Meech of New Zealand.
Sailing, laser radial: Martin Bouwmeester of Netherlands got gold, Annalise Murphy of Ireland took silver, Anne-Marie Rindom of Denmark got bronze.
Saililng, Nacra 17: Argentina took the gold with the duo of Santiago Lange and Cecilia Carranza Saroli. Lange is 54(!!!) years old. Silver to Australia, bronze to Austria.
Swimming, men’s 10 kilometers open water: A photo finish gave the gold to Ferry Weertman of Netherlands over Spyridon Giannotis of Greece. Bronze went to Marc-Antoine Olivier of France.
Syncrhonized Swimming, duet: Russia got the gold medal with the duo of Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina, both winning their fourth Olympic gold medals. Silver to China, bronze to Japan.
Table Tennis, women’s team: China took gold with the trio of Liu Shiwen, Ding Ning (individual champion in Rio) and Li Xiaoxia (ind. champion in London). Germany took silver, Japan with bronze.
Weightlifting, men’s +105 kilograms: Lasha Talakhadze of Georgia won the gold medal with a new world record. Gor Minasyan of Armenia took silver, Irlaki Turmanidze of Georgia took bronze.
Wrestling, men’s greco-roman 66 kilograms: Davor Stefanek of Serbia beat Migran Arutyunyan of Armenia to take gold. Bronze went to Shmagi Bolkvadze of Georgia and Rasul Chunayev of Azerbaijan.
Wrestling, men’s greco-roman 98 kilograms: Artur Aleksanyan of Azerbaijan took gold over Yasmany Lugo of Cuba. Bronze went to Cenk Ildem of Turkey and Ghasem Rezaei of Iran.Medal Table
|1||United States (USA)||28||28||28||84|
|2||Great Britain (GBR)||19||19||12||50|
|11||South Korea (KOR)||6||3||5||14|
|14||New Zealand (NZL)||3||6||1||10|
|21||North Korea (PRK)||2||3||2||7|
|32||South Africa (RSA)||1||5||1||7|
|39||Czech Republic (CZE)||1||1||5||7|
|46||Chinese Taipei (TPE)||1||0||2||3|
|47||Independent Olympic Athletes (IOA)||1||0||1||2|
|Puerto Rico (PUR)||1||0||0||1|
|United Arab Emirates (UAE)||0||0||1||1|