Sunday, August 7, 2016

Rio 2016 Highlights - Day 2


August 6, 2016 - DAY 2

In the second day of the Rio 2016 Olympics, focusing on the Medal events, South Korea won the Men's Archery match, followed by USA and Australia.

On the Fort Copacabana, venue of the Men's Cycling Road Race, Greg Van Avermaet finished first place, followed by Jakob Fuglsang from Denmark, and Rafal Majka from Poland.

In the Women's Epée Individual, Emese Szasz from Hungary defeated Italy's Rossella Flamingo and Yiwen Sun from China.

In Judo matches, Paula Pareto won the Wonen's 48kg Final while Russia's Beslan Mudranov historically won the Men's 60kg Final. A first for a Russian athlete following recent issues facing Russian athletes.

Virginia Thrasher from USA and Xuan Vinh Hoang from Vietnam scored gold in the 10m Air Rifle match, Sopita Tanasan from Thailand wins the Women's 48kg Group A, Kosuke Hagino from Japan and Katinka Hosszu from Hungary won 400m Individual Medley, Australia's Mack Horton for the 400m Freestyle Final, and Team Australia for the Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay Final.

For full schedule and results: https://www.rio2016.com/en/schedule-and-results

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