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 a strong start to their weekend, with three gold medals each, including a French sweep in the Judo competitions.
Archery, men’s individual: Ku Bon-chan of South Korea took gold, his second of these Olympics. Jean-Charles Valladont of France got silver, Brady Ellison of the United States picked up bronze.
Athletics, men’s 20 kilometers walk: The bronze medalist from London, China’s Wang Zhen, took the gold medal, finishing ahead of compatriot Cai Zelin, while Dane Bird-Smith of Australia picked up bronze.
Athletics, women’s 10,000 meters: Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia broke the world record with a stunning 29:17.45, leaving Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya (silver) and Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia (bronze) behind.
Athletics, women’s shot put: Michelle Carter of the United States got gold with 20.63 meters as her best result. Valerie Adams of the New Zealand got silver, Anita Marton of Hungary got bronze.
Cycling, men’s team pursuit: The Great Britain quarter of Ed Clancy, Steven Burke, Owain Doull and Bradley Wiggins got gold, which for Clancy is the third in a row in this event. Silver to Australia, bronze to Denmark.
Cycling, women’s team sprint: China gets gold, with Gong Jinjie and Zhong Tianshi getting ’em there. Silver to Russia, bronze to Germany.
Equestrian, team dressage: Gold to Germany with Kristina Broring-Sprehe, Sonke Rothenberger, Dorothee Schneider and Isabell Werth. For Werth it’s a 6th olympic gold. Great Britain took silver, the United States took bronze.
Fencing, men’s team foil: Russia beat France 45-41 in the final, as gold goes to Aleksey Cheremisinov, Artur Akhmatkhuzin and Timur Safin. Silver to France, bronze to the United States.
Gymnastics, women’s trampoline: Gold to Rosie MacLennan of Canada, defending her gold medal from London. Bryony Page of Great Britain got silver, Li Dan of China took bronze.
Judo, men’s +100 kilograms: The dominance of Teddy Riner (France) continues, winning another gold medal, beating Japan’s Hisayoshi Harasawa in the final. Rafael Silva of Brazil and Ori Sasson of Israel got bronze.
Judo, women’s +78 kilograms: Emilie Andeol of France took the gold medal, Idalys Ortiz of Cuba with silver after losing in the final. Kanae Yamabe of Japan and Yu Song of China took bronze.
Rowing, men’s lightweight double sculls: Gold to Pierre Houin and Jeremie Azou of France. Silver to Ireland, bronze to Norway.
Rowing, men’s coxless four: Alex Gregory, Constantine Louloudis, George Nash and Mohamed Sbihi of Great Britain took the gold (repeat for Gregory). Australia got silver, Italy took bronze.
Rowing, women’s coxless pair: Helen Glover and Heather Stanning of Great Britain repeated as champions, finishing ahead of New Zealand (silver) and Denmark (bronze).
Rowing, women’s lightweight double sculls: Gold to the Netherlands, as Maaike Head and Ilse Paulis won the contest, ahead of Canada (silver) and China (bronze).
Shooting, men’s 50 metre rifle prone: Henri Junghanel of Germany took home the gold, silver to Kim Jong-hyun of South Korea, bronze to Kirill Grigoryan.
Shooting, women’s skeet: Italy take gold and silver, with Diana Bacosi winning, finishing ahead of Chiara Cainero. Kim Rhode of the United States got bronze.
Swimming, men’s 50 meters freestyle: A stunning win for 32-year old Anthony Ervin, his second gold in Rio, third overall, in a competition he won back in Sydney 2000. Florent Manaudou, the winner from London got bronze, and Nathan Adrian of the USA took bronze. Ervin beat Manaudou by 0.01 seconds.
Swimming, men’s 100 meters butterfly: Young Joseph Schooling of Singapore stunned with the first ever gold for Singapore in the olympic games, finishing with 50.39, an Olympic record, beating Michael Phelps, Chad le Clos and Laszlo Cseh, all splitting the silver medal.
Swimming, women’s 800 meters freestyle: Katie Ledecky continues to torch the pool, winning her fourth gold medal in London, setting a new world record of 8:04.79. The closest to her was Britain’s Jazmin Carlin, taking silver with 8:16.17. Boglarka Kapas of Hungary took bronze.
Swimming, women’s 200 meters backstroke: Another American gold, this time to Maya DiRado, her second gold and fourth medal of the Olympics. Katinka Hosszu of Hungary got silver, Hilary Caldwell of Canada took bronze.
Tennis, men’s doubles: Spain win the gold, as Marc Lopez and Rafael Nadal beat the Romanian duo in the final. The United States duo took bronze.
Weightlifting, men’s 85 kilograms: Iran’s Kianoush Rostami gets gold, setting a world record with a total of 396. Tian Tao of China got silver, Gabriel Sincraian took bronze for Romania.
Weightlifting, women’s 75 kilograms: Rim Jong-sim of North Korea won gold, Darya Naumava of Belarus with silver, Lidia Valentin of Spain with bronze.
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