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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 15: Park in-bee makes history; Neymar, Farah and Felix at the top of their game

    Relive the magnificent penultimate day of the Rio Games – Saturday 20 August 2016 – on olympic.org. An action-packed day provided several moments of Olympic history, with Park In-bee triumphing in the women’s golf, Neymar giving Brazil its first-ever Olympic title and Allyson Felix becoming the most decorated female athlete ever, and a whole lot more besides!
    20 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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    Rio 2016 - Day 14: New triple for Bolt, Germany at the summit of women’s football

    Relive the superb Olympic day of Friday 19 August in Rio on olympic.org. Usain Bolt competed in his last race at the Games, the 4x100m relay, and achieved a new triple. Wins for Germany in the women’s football, Carolina Marín for Spain in badminton and Cheick Sallah Cissé in taekwondo for Côte d'Ivoire marked amazing firsts; Russia remained undefeated in synchronised swimming; while Mariana Pajón reigned supreme in BMX!
    19 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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    Thrills and spills in the middle- and long-distance events at Rio 2016

    From Almaz Ayana’s stunning world record win in the women’s 10,000m to Eliud Kipchoge’s marathon victory on the final day, spectators at Rio 2016 were treated to some unbelievable action in the middle- and long-distance running events.
    25 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics
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    Europeans share the Rio 2016 canoe slalom golds

    France’s Denis Gargaud-Chanut, Great Britain’s Joseph Clarke, Spain’s Maialen Chourraut and Slovakian cousins Ladislav and Peter Skantar topped the four podiums in the Rio 2016 canoe slalom events, held at the Deodoro Whitewater Arena.
    28 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Slalom
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    Pajon defends BMX title as Fields strikes gold for USA

    In the Rio 2016 BMX competition at Deodoro American Connor Fields took the honours in the men’s event, while Colombia’s Mariana Pajon showed yet again that she is the queen of the women’s circuit, with a successful defence of her title.
    02 Sep 2016 | BMX Freestyle, RIO 2016, Olympic News
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    BMX golds for Fields and Pajon

    The USA’s Connor Fields and Mariana Pajon of Colombia topped the Rio 2016 BMX podiums on 19 August, the American powering to gold in the men’s event and Pajon doing likewise in the women’s to successfully defend the title she won at London 2012.
    19 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, BMX Freestyle, United States of America, Colombia
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