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2016 Rio Olympics Results, Standings


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Rio is hosting the 2016 Summer Olympics, the first South American city to host the Games. The 2012 Summer Olympics were held in London, United Kingdom, which became the three-time host to the modern Olympic Games. More than 10,500 athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees (NOCs), including first time entrants Kosova and South Sudan would be participating in Rio 2016 Olympics. Accompanied by 306 sets of medals, the Games would be featuring 28 Olympic sports, including rugby sevens and golf, which were added by the IOC (International Olympic Committee) in 2009.

All eyes are now on Rio de Janeiro. Sports enthusiasts are eagerly waiting for 5 August 2016, when the games get started. They are excited to know about the winners and the country which succeeds in taking home maximum number of medals. So, you stay tuned to get updates on the Olympics 2016 game results.

  All-time Olympic Games Medal Standings  
RankTeamAttained Summer GamesGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1United States (USA)269767576662399
2Russia(RUS)& Soviet Union(URS)185744834711528
3Great Britain (GBR)27236272272780
4France (FRA)27202223246671
5Germany (GER)24174182217573
6Italy (ITA)26198166185549
7Sweden (SWE)26143164176483
8Hungary (HUN)25167144165476
9China (CHN)9201145127473
10Australia (AUS)25139154177470
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  Summer Olympics Medal Table  
 

Last updated On : June 18, 2016



Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.

 

Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.


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