Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Rio 2016 Highlights - Day 4

August 8, 2016 - DAY 4

Artistic Gymnastics, Diving, Fencing, Judo, Rugby, Shooting, Swimming, and Weightlifting are the main focus on the fourth day of the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Starting at Men's Team Artistic Gymnastics, the best from Japan has won gold, beating the likes of the controversial Russians and the Chinese. On the Men's Synchronised 10m Platform Final,

China's Aisen Chen and Yue Lin are named victors and won gold medals while David Boudia and Steele Johnson from USA placed 2nd and Great Britain's Thomas Daley and Daniel Goodfellow placed 3rd.

At the Women's Sabre Individual Gold Medal Bout, the two Russians, Sofya Velikaya and Yana Egorian, dueled each other for the Gold and Yana defeated her compatriot for that medal. Meanwhile, Olga Kharlan from Ukraine gained the bronze medal. Talk about timing that these Eastern European foes got thrown into the mix even at Olympic standards.

Brazil's Rafaela Silva won the Women's 57kg Judo finals against Mongolia's Sumiya Dorjsuren while Shohei Ono from Japan defeated Rustam Orujov from Azerbaijan to secure the Gold Medal.

The Australian Women's Rugby Team are named champions at the Women's Rugby Sevens match while New Zealand wins the silver medal and Canada wins the bronze medal.

Niccolo Campriani from Italy wins the 10m Air Rifle Men's Finals against Serhiy Kulish from Ukraine and Vladimir Maslennikov from Russia while Josip Glasnovic from Croatia wins the Trap Men's Shooting match against Italy's Giovanni Pellielo and Edward Ling from Britain.

In Swimming, Yang Sun from China wins the Men's 200m Freestyle while Katinka Hosszu from Hungary wins the Women's 100m Backstroke, Ryan Murphy from USA won the Men's 100m Backstroke, and Lillia King won the Women's 100m Breaststroke Final respectively.

And finally, in weightlifting, Sukanya Srisurat from Thailand defeated her compatriot Pimsiri Sirikaew and Cn Taipei's Hsing-Chin Kuo for the Gold Medal while Colombia's Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera defeated Eko Yuli Irawan from Indonesia and Farkhad Kharki from Kazakhstan for the gold.

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

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