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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 12: Kaori Icho’s four out of four; Elaine Thompson is queen of the sprint

    Re-live Wednesday 17 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. Japanese wrestler Kaori Icho claimed a first for women: a fourth consecutive gold medal, remaining undefeated at the Olympic Games! Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson achieved the rare 100m/200m double in women’s athletics, and China won a new table tennis Grand Slam.
    17 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 6: Michael Phelps unsurpassable, Simone Biles brilliant

    Relive Thursday 11 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. Michael Phelps made winning his 22nd gold medal look easy; Simone Biles lit up the individual all-around artistic gymnastics competition; and the Fijian rugby wizards were in seventh heaven!
    11 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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    China secure third straight table tennis grand slam

    In the table tennis competitions at Rio 2016, China once again took a clean sweep of the titles on offer. While defending champions Li Xiaoxia and Zhang Jike were beaten in the singles, compatriots Ding Ning and Ma Long ensured that their crowns stayed in China. In the team competitions, the four singles finalists powered to victory alongside Liu Shiwen in the women’s team and Xu Xin in the men’s team.
    18 Oct 2016 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Table Tennis, People's Republic of China, ZHANG, Jike
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    China complete table tennis sweep with Japan on the rise

    Ma Long helped China overcome a tougher than expected challenge from Japan to win the gold medal match 3-1 in the men's table tennis team event.
    17 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Table Tennis, People's Republic of China, ZHANG, Jike, Japan
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    Ma wins men’s singles gold to complete career grand slam

    Ma Long cemented his place in table tennis history with an emphatic win against London 2012 Olympic Games gold medallist Zhang Jike in another all-Chinese final.
    11 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Table Tennis, People's Republic of China
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