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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 10: Drama in the men’s pole vault and the women’s beam!

    Relive the competitions of Monday 15 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. The athletics in the evening was marked by David Rudisha’s double in the 800m, Shaunae Miller’s dive at the finish of the 400m, and the incredible win by Thiago Braz Da Silva in the pole vault. Simone Biles came to grief on the beam and handed the title to Sanne Wevers. Charlotte Dujardin’s dazzling display secured her a second consecutive dressage title; and Cuban Greco-Roman wrestler Mijain Lopez won his third.
    15 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Big guns fire in Rio 2016 Greco-Roman wrestling

    Figuring large among the six Greco-Roman wrestling gold medallists at Rio 2016 were Cuba’s Mijain Lopez, who won his third straight -120kg title, Russia’s Roman Vlasov, who topped the podium for the second Games in a row, and Davor Stefanek, Serbia’s first Olympic wrestling champion.
    24 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Wrestling, Wrestling Greco-Roman
  • News | RIO 2016

    Big guns strike gold in Rio 2016 Greco-Roman wrestling

    Figuring large among the six Greco-Roman wrestling gold medallists at Rio 2016 were Cuba’s Mijain Lopez, who won his third straight -120kg title, Russia’s Roman Vlasov, who topped the podium for the second Games in a row, and Davor Stefanek, Serbia’s first Olympic wrestling champion.
    29 Sep 2016 |
  • News | RIO 2016

    Lopez equals Karelin with third consecutive wrestling gold

    Greco-Roman wrestling heavyweight Mijain Lopez cemented his status as one of the sport’s greats by matching legendary Russian grappler Aleksandr Karelin's haul of three Olympic golds.
    16 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Wrestling Greco-Roman, Cuba
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