Olympic swimming results: Team USA wins three medals in the pool

Posted August 12, 2016

Upset in the first round in singles and doubles, the four-time gold medalist faced two match points Thursday in her opening mixed doubles match with USA teammate Rajeev Ram.

He smiled at the thought of holding an Olympic record, calling it "pretty cool", and adding that he hopes it lasts all week. She never really wanted to become a soldier, but did so at the behest of her father to fund her shooting.

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In the first Olympic golf competition in 112 years, Fraser shot an 8-under 63 and had a three-shot lead midway through the opening round at Olympic Golf Course.

She was ninth at Beijing in 2008 - she also competed in 10-meter air rifle - was sixth at London in 2012.

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Swimming, Women's 200 meters freestyle: Katie Ledecky won her second gold in Rio and third overall with a time of 1:53.73, beating Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom by 0.35 seconds, and bronze went to Emme McKeon of Australia, who has a gold from a relay earlier. She qualified fifth for the eight-person final in 3-position and was atop the standings after the kneeling and prone rounds. She was fourth following the standing portion, but surged ahead with three straight shots in the 10-ring, giving her the wiggle room she needed on the final shot. Still, she had accumulated a large enough cushion where her lead was safe. Anthony is just 12 points away from breaking that record. She followed that with a skipping, wind milling dance across the venue.

Her first bout lasted just 43 seconds. She missed her mark by firing an 8.6 to miss out on the chance for gold, earning her second bronze medal of Rio, as she placed in 10m air rifle as well. On Thursday the Americans play India although they have already clinched a spot in the knockout round.

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I've got one of the best mentors in the world in Mel. "Honestly, I think you'll have to ask me about it in two days", he added. The 74-year-old watched her grandson's progress on the telly back home in Sheffield and live tweeted the swimmer's triumph.

"I didn't want to finish my last Olympics with that score, but I couldn't help it", Du said through an interpreter. Efimova took silver and American Katie Meili took bronze.