Rio Olympics 2016: Live Updates

Catch the live updates, news, and results of the ongoing Olympic Games Rio 2016

  • Check out the medal count on the end of Day 2

Rio Olympics 2016 day 2 results

  • Felipe Almeida Wu of Brazil won the first Silver medal for Brazil in the men’s 10-metre air pistol.
  • Zhang Mengxue of China, first time Olympian, strikes a gold medal in the women’s 10-metre air pistol.
  • Australia’s Catherine Skinner bags gold in women’s trap shooting final at Rio 2016.
  • Nepal’s Gaurika Singh, the youngest Olympian, won the 100-metre backstroke.
  • Asian dominates women’s 48kg weightlifting title. Thailand’s Sopita Tanasan won gold, with Indonesia’s Sri Wahyuni Agustiani taking silver and Hiromi Miyake from Japan completing the podium on bronze.
  • Anna van der Breggen won the women’s road race title for the Netherlands
  • Majlinda Kelmendi wins historical gold medal for Kosovo in 52kg judo title. She is the first Athlete from Kosovo to win an Olympic medal.
  • Italy’s Fabio Basile won the second judo gold medal in the men’s 66kg title.
  • The Republic of Korea’s archers team wins the consecutive eight Olympic medals at the Rio 2016.  Their Olympic reign continues.
  • Taiwan’s Hsu Shu-Ching won Gold in the women’s 53Kg weightlifting title at the Rio 2016.
  • China’s Wu Minxia makes a record at the Rio 2016 by winning the fifth gold in diving. She out marks Greg Louganis of the US, and becomes the first person to win five diving gold medals.
  • Team USA wins five medals on Day 2
  • Team USA wins the men’s 4X100 freestyle relay, marking Micheal Phelps’s 19th Olympic gold medal with 23 medals overall.
  • Novak Djokovic lost.

Another shocking event in the Rio Olympics 2016 is that Djokovic suffered a defeat, 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-2) to Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro. Del Porto showed a master class performance at the Olympic Tennis Center, in fact, the best in his career.

  • Murray Brothers Out!

The Murray brothers, Andy and Jamie Murray lost to the Brazilian doubles Thomaz Belluci and Andre Sa, 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (16-14). They were out of the Rio 2016 men’s doubles.

However, Andy Murray won his first singles match in Rio Olympics 2016, defeating Serbia’s Viktor Troicki.

  • Williams Sisters Knocked Out

It’s a surprise shock for the word’s dominant women doubles team of Venus Williams and Serena Williams lost to the Czech team of Barbora Strycova and Lucie Safarova in a direct 6-3, 6-4 sets. The upset thing is that the Williams sisters lost to a team that had never won a watch together.



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