Sunday, August 21, 2016

Rio 2016 Highlights - Day 16


August 20, 2016 - DAY 16

Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Canoe Sprint, Cycling Mountain Bike, Diving, Football, Golf, Handball, Modern Pentathlon, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Taekwondo, Triathlon, Volleyball, Water Polo, and Wrestling are the main highlights on the penultimate day of the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Here are the medal winners of the day:

Women's High Jump Final
Gold - Ruth Beitia (Spain)
Silver - Mirela Demireva (Bulgaria)
Bronze - Blanka Vlasic (Croatia)

Men's Javelin Throw Final
Gold - Thomas Rohler (Germany)
Silver - Julius Yego (Kenya)
Bronze - Keshorn Walcott (Trinidad and Tobago)

Men's 1500mm Final
Gold - Matthew Centrowitz (USA)
Silver - Taoufik Makhloufi (Algeria)
Bronze - Nicholas Willis (New Zealand)

Women's 800m Final
Gold - Caster Semenya (South Africa)
Silver - Francine Niyonsaba (Burundi)
Bronze - Margaret Nyairera Wambui (Kenya)

Men's 5000m Final
Gold - Mohamed Farah (UK)
Silver - Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo (USA)
Bronze - Hagos Gebrhiwet (Ethiopia)

Women's 4x400m Relay Final
Gold - USA
Silver - Jamaica
Bronze - UK

Men's 4x400m Relay Final
Gold - USA
Silver - Jamaica
Bronze - Bahamas

Men's Singles
Gold - Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia)
Silver - Chen Long (China)
Bronze - Viktor Axelsen (Denmark)

Women's Basketball
Gold - USA
Silver - Spain
Bronze - Serbia

Women's Fly Final Bout
Gold - Nicola Adams (UK)
Silver - Sarah Ourahmoune (France)

Men's Bantam Final Bout
Gold - Robeisy Ramirez (Cuba)
Silver - Shakur Stevenson (USA)

Men's Middle Final Bout
Gold - Arlen Lopez (Cuba)
Silver - Bektemir Melikuziev (Uzbekistan)

Men's Kayak Single 200m Final A
Gold - Liam Heath (UK)
Silver - Maxime Beaumont (France)
Bronze - Saul Craviotto (Spain) and Ronald Rauhe (Germany)

Men's Canoe Double 1000m Final A
Gold - Sebastian Brendel and Jan Vandrey (Germany)
Silver - Erlori De Souza Silva and Isaquias Queiroz Dos Santos (Brazil)
Bronze - Dmytro Ianchuk and Taras Mishchuk (Ukraine)

Women's Kayak Four 500m Final A
Gold - Hungary
Silver - Germany
Bronze - Belarus

Men's Kayak Four 1000m Final A
Gold - Germany
Silver - Slovakia
Bronze - Czech Republic

Men's 10m Platform Final
Gold - Chen Aisen (China)
Silver - German Sanchez (Mexico)
Bronze - David Boudia (USA)

Men's Football
Gold - Brazil
Silver - Germany
Bronze - Nigeria

Women's Golf Round 4
Gold - Park Inbee (South Korea)
Silver - Lydia Ko (New Zealand)
Bronze - Feng Shanshan (China)

Women's Handball
Gold - Russia
Silver - France
Bronze - Norway

Men's Combined Running/Shooting
Gold - Alexander Lesun (Russia)
Silver - Pavlo Tymoshchenko (Ukraine)
Bronze - Ismale Marcelo Hernandez Uscanga (Mexico)

Individual All-Around Final - Rotation 4
Gold - Margarita Mamun (Russia)
Silver - Yana Kudryavtseva (Russia)
Bronze - Ganna Rizatdinova (Ukraine)

Women's 67kg Taekwondo
Gold - Zheng Shuyin (China)
Silver - Maria Del Rosario Espinoza Espinoza (Mexico)
Bronze - Jackie Galloway (USA) and Bianca Walkden (UK)

Men's 80kg Taekwondo
Gold - Radik Isaev (Azerbaijan)
Silver - Abdoulrazak Issoufou Alfaga (India)
Bronze - Cha Dongmin (South Korea) and Maicon Siqueira (Brazil)

Women's Triathlon
Gold - Gwen Jorgensen (USA)
Silver - Nicola Spirig Hug (Switzerland)
Bronze - Vicky Holland (UK)

Women's Volleyball
Gold - China
Silver - Serbia
Bronze - USA

Men's Water Polo
Gold - Serbia
Silver - Croatia
Bronze - Italy

MFS 125kg
Gold - Taha Akgul (Turkey)
Silver - Komeil Nemat Ghasemi (Iran)
Bronze - Geno Petriashvili (Georgia) and Ibrahim Saidau (Belarus)

Onto the Gold Medal Count; While the USA still leads with 43 golds, UK got 27, China got 26, Russia and Germany got 17.

Schedule and Results: https://www.rio2016.com/en/schedule-and-results

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