Best moments of Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7: From Singapore's first medal to USA's third defeat

2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Final - Women's 10,000m Final - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 12/08/2016. Almaz Ayana (ETH) of Ethiopia competes on her way to setting a new world record. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana started the athletics segment of the Rio 2016 Olympics by smashing the women's 10,000 metre world record. Reuters

2016 Rio Olympics - Boxing - Quarterfinal - Men's Light (60kg) Quarterfinals Bout 136 - Riocentro - Pavilion 6 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 12/08/2016. Robson Conceicao (BRA) of Brazil celebrates after winning his bout against Hurshid Tojibaev (UZB) of Uzbekistan. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

Robson Conceicao of Brazil celebrates after winning his bout against Hurshid Tojibaev of Uzbekistan. Reuters

2016 Rio Olympics - Soccer - Quarterfinal - Women's Football Tournament Quarterfinal - Mane Garrincha Stadium - Brasilia, Brazil - 12/08/2016. Goalie Hope Solo (USA) of USA reacts during the game. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

Goalkeeper Hope Solo of USA reacts after losing to Sweden in the women's football quarterfinal. Reuters

2016 Rio Olympics - Fencing - Final - Men's Foil Team Gold Medal Match - Carioca Arena 3 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 12/08/2016. Alexey Cheremisinov (RUS) of Russia celebrates winning. REUTERS/Carlos Barria FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

Alexey Cheremisinov of Russia celebrates winning gold medal. Reuters

2016 Rio Olympics - Swimming - Final - Women's 800m Freestyle Final - Olympic Aquatics Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 12/08/2016. Katie Ledecky (USA) of USA competes on her way to winning the gold and setting a new world record. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

Katie Ledecky of USA competes on her way to winning the gold and setting a new world record. Reuters

2016 Rio Olympics - Swimming - Final - Men's 100m Butterfly Final - Olympic Aquatics Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 12/08/2016. Joseph Schooling (SIN) of Singapore celebrates after winning. TSRIO2016 REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

Joseph Schooling of Singapore celebrates after winning Men's 100m Butterfly Final. Reuters

2016 Rio Olympics - Tennis - Final - Men's Doubles Gold Medal Match - Olympic Tennis Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 12/08/2016. Rafael Nadal (ESP) of Spain and Marc Lopez (ESP) of Spain celebrate after winning their match against Florin Mergea (ROU) of Romania and Horia Tecau (ROU) of Romania. REUTERS/Toby Melville TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez of Spain celebrate they won men's doubles gold. Reuters

 

 


Updated Date: Aug 13, 2016 18:07 PM

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