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  • News | RIO 2016

    World champions take men’s wrestling golds

    In the men’s freestyle wrestling 86kg category, Russia’s Abdulrashid Sadulaev won gold, while Taha Akgul of Turkey triumphed in men’s 125kg on a victorious day for reigning world champions.
    20 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Wrestling Freestyle
  • Wrestling Freestyle - Men

    Wrestling Freestyle - Men

    Abdulrashid Sadulaev of Russian Federeation (L) and Selim Yasar of Turkey compete during the Men's Freestyle 86kg Gold Medal bout on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Friday, August 19, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Fantastic February for former YOG stars

    Olympic.org picks out some of the most impressive performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the global sporting stage.
    05 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, YOG
  • 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
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 7: Almaz Ayana shatters the 10,000m world record

    Relive the day of Friday 12 August in Rio on olympic.org. The start of the athletics events saw Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana shatter the world 10,000m record, while Michael Phelps won his 27th Olympic swimming medal, German rider Isabell Werth scaled the heights of Olympic equestrianism and French judoka Teddy Riner added another title to his list of wins.
    12 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Men’s freestyle wrestling golds in Rio shared evenly

    The six men’s freestyle wrestling gold medals on offer at Rio 2016 were shared between athletes from Georgia, Turkey, Iran, the USA and Russia.
    01 Nov 2016 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Wrestling, Wrestling Freestyle
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