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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 16: The final fireworks!

    Olympic.org is giving you the chance to relive the final day of the Rio 2016 Games – Sunday 21 August 2016. The American men’s basketball team concluded the proceedings by winning the 306th and last gold medal, at the end of an exciting final against Serbia. Denmark surprised everyone by beating France in the men’s handball; the Brazilian volleyball players delighted the home crowd at the Maracanãzinho; Estelle Mossely and Tony Yoka were boxing’s golden pair; Russia maintained its rhythmic gymnastics supremacy; Nino Schurter finally triumphed in the MTB; and Eliud Kipchoge did the same in the marathon!
    21 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | Olympism in Action Forum

    #UnitedBy Olympism: Kipchoge Keino

    Kipchoge Keino’s Olympic career didn’t end when he retired from track and field in 1973. After representing his home country of Kenya in three Olympic Games, he has served as the Chairman of the Kenyan Olympic Committee and established a foundation that truly embodies the spirit of Olympism.
    09 Aug 2018 | Olympism in Action Forum
  • Closing Ceremony

    Closing Ceremony

    Silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia, gold medalist Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya and bronze medalist Galen Rupp of the United States stand during the medal ceremony for the Men's Marathon during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Sunday, August 21, 2016 2:00 PM | Photo
  • Closing Ceremony

    Closing Ceremony

    (L to R) Silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia, gold medalist Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya and bronze medalist Galen Rupp of the United States celebrate on the podium at the medal ceremony for the Men's Marathon during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Sunday, August 21, 2016 2:00 PM | Photo
  • Marathon - Men

    Marathon - Men

    Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya celebrates as he crosses the line to win gold during the Men's Marathon on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Sambodromo on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Marathon - Men

    Marathon - Men

    Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya, Galen Rupp of the United States, Lemi Berhanu of Ethiopia and Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia compete during the Men's Marathon on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Sambodromo on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Marathon - Men

    Marathon - Men

    Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya, Galen Rupp of the United States and Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia compete during the Men's Marathon on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Sambodromo on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Hicham el Guerrouj (MAR)

    Hicham el Guerrouj (MAR)

    Moroccan runner Hicham el Guerrouj presents his gold medal on the podium for the 5,000m event of the Athens 2004 OG. Alongside him are Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele (silver medal) on the left and Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge (bronze medal) on the right ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 1:49 PM | Photo
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