PALM DESERT, Aug. 14, 2016 – A year ago, the U.S. won just 20 medals in Olympic events at the swimming World Championships, and a lot of folks were worried. No need.
The American swimmers, one of the greatest swimming teams in history – maybe the best ever – completed a 33-medal haul in Rio, including runaway wins in the closing medley relays.
The Sports Examiner has full coverage of the Games with your guide to Day 9:
- A commentary: Not all bad: give the IOC its due for starting international sport on its way;
- U.S. on a roll: 112 points for the second straight day and a 172-point lead over China in our unofficial team scoring;
- Check out our previews of all 22 Sunday finals across over 12 sports, including both gymnastics apparatus and track & field finals!
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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