2016 Rio Olympics results: USA gymnastics, Simone Biles dominate
The first full day of competition at the 2016 Rio Olympics was a good one for the U.S. — the Americans won five medals total, tying Japan and China for the most so far.
Hungary and Australia were the only countries to win two gold medals on the opening day.
Day 2 Medal Count
Day 2 U.S. medals
- Alexander Massialas, Men’s individual foil (fencing)
- Corey Cogdell, Women’s Trap
- Dana Vollmer, Women’s 100m butterfly (swimming)
Women’s gymnastics dominates: Looking nearly unstoppable, the U.S. women’s gymnastics team nearly swept the qualifying events. Simone Biles and Aly Raisman qualified for the individual all-around competition.
Vollmer takes bronze: Dana Vollmer was no match for Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom, who set the world record, but she took third place in the 100m butterfly.
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