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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 13: Usain Bolt on top of the world

    Relive Thursday 18 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. The day was marked by the “triple double” of Usain Bolt, who won the 200m, the Brownlee brothers’ family double in the triathlon, Argentina’s first-ever hockey victory and the end of the beach volleyball, sailing and canoe/kayak sprint competitions
    18 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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    Judo casts a spell at Rio 2016

    Serving up historic firsts for Kosovo and the Czech Republic, an emotional win for Brazil, Japan’s return to the limelight and a second gold for a French legend, the Rio 2016 judo competition had it all.
    06 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo
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    Rio 2016 podiums reflect badminton’s global appeal

    The Rio 2016 badminton competition produced medallists from ten countries, with four of the five newly crowned Olympic champions hailing from four different nations, a sign of the sport’s spread across the globe. Taking the respective honours in the men’s and women’s singles events were Carolina Marin of Spain and Chen Long of China.
    20 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Badminton
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    Judoka Silva wins first gold for hosts Brazil

    Host country Brazil won their first gold of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 while Shohei Ono restored the pride of judo’s birth country by winning Japan’s first gold since Beijing 2008.
    08 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo, Brazil, SILVA, Rafaela
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    Briton Drinkhall dominates the table tennis test in Rio

    Great Britain's Paul Drinkhall made his long journey to Rio worthwhile by winning the men's singles event at the Aquece Rio International Table Tennis Tournament on November 19.
    01 Dec 2015 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Table Tennis
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