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    Rio 2016 - Day 1: When Virginia Thrasher won the first medal in Rio

    We’re going back in time, to Rio 2016! Can you remember it? During the first day of competition already full of achievement and emotions, American shooter Virginia Thrasher won the first gold medal of the Rio Games; swimming records were already being broken; Belgium’s Greg Van Avermaet won the road cycling event; and judo, weightlifting, fencing and shooting saw their first Olympic champions on Carioca soil.
    06 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Flashing blades catch the eye at Rio 2016

    Ten different countries were represented on the podiums at the Rio 2016 fencing competition, though it was the Russians, Hungarians, Italians and the French who dominated proceedings at the Arena Carioca 3.
    11 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Fencing
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    Szasz puts opponent to the sword as Hungary parties in Rio

    Hungary were left celebrating after Emese Szasz won an unforgettable battle to strike gold in the women’s epee individual event on the opening day of action in Rio.
    07 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Fencing, Hungary
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