The Sports Examiner: Brazilian gold!

PALM DESERT, Aug. 16, 2016 – Dreams really do come true. Ask Thiago Braz Da Silva, the 22-year-old Brazilian pole vaulter who upset world-record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France to win the men’s pole vault on Monday night. Not only did Da Silva win gold, he set an Olympic Record of 6.03 m (19-9 1/2)!

The Sports Examiner has full coverage of the Rio Games with your guide to Day 11:

  • A commentary: It’s hard to breathe when you’re out of money, especially when you’re the organizing committee of the 2016 Olympic Games;
  • U.S. continues to pad its lead in out unofficial team scoring of the Games, even with just 15 finals on Monday;
  • Check out our previews of all 27 Tuesday finals across over 10 sports.

All the details are here: the stats, facts, previews and notes that you can download and carry on your phone, tablet or desktop to keep you informed on today’s events in Rio! Click here for the PDF!

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