There were also reports of street crime, logistical gaffes and venue failures suggesting Brazil was not quite ready for prime time. The scene of the two livid Mongolian wrestling coaches stripping in protest of a bronze-medal match result earlier Sunday and being escorted out by police wasn't quite in line with that lofty ideal. At least the athletes have the waves of cold rain to keep them awake. Was wondering if they'd get into the stadium before the next Olympics. p.m.: Inside the Games is reporting that major electrical problems at Maracana Stadium have required the use of generators to keep the show going. The 2016 Summer Olympics come to an today, with the closing ceremony scheduled to start at 4 p.m. You will not be able to watch it on TV, however, until 7 p.m. Nouchka Fontijn, Netherlands, 3-0Men's flyweight gold medal bout Shakhobidin Zoirov, Uzbekistan, d. Reineris Salas, Cuba, 5-0Bronze--Sharif Sharifov, Azerbajan, d. The 20-year-old Snyder beat Khetag Goziumov of Azerbaijan, 2-1, for gold at 97 kilograms during the men's freestyle tournament on Sunday. Olympic team trials in April, won in London four years ago.
Shakur Stevenson, United States, 2-1Men's middleweight gold medal match Arlen Lopez, Cuba, d. The crowd, meanwhile, roared approval and chanted “Mon-gol-ia! ”Officials pushed both men off the mat after the display.Bektemir Melikuziev, Uzbekistan, 3-0Canoe/Kayak Men's kayak single 200-meter sprint Gold--Liam Heath, Great Britain, 35.19 seconds Silver--Maxime Beaumont, France, 35.36Bronze--Saul Craviotto Rivero, Spain, 35.66Bronze--Ronald Rauhe, Germany, 35.66Men's canoe double 1,000-meter sprint Gold--Germany (J. They eventually put on their clothes before members of Brazil’s National Public Security Force escorted them from the venue as the crowd serenaded them with cheers.Of course, the bird’s-eye views neglected to capture Rio’s dark side — the slums and the crime, the shoddy transportation system and the pollution. Dmitriy Shokin, Uzbekistan, 4-3Women's 67 kilogram plus Gold--Shuyin Zheng, China, def.Had our TV sets contained Smell-O-Vision, we might have whiffed the acrid odor that plagues parts of the host city. Maria del Rosario Espinoza Espinoza, Mexico, 5-1Bronze--Bianca Walkden, Britain, def.Despite the grief, Krikorian insisted on coaching in Rio, and after the team beat Italy in the final, his players lined up on the side of the pool and, one by one, draped their goal medals around his neck.— Kevin Baxter Dark clouds hovered over Maracana Stadium at dusk, with a sudden wind tugging at flags and whipping the Olympic flame. The storm that intruded on Sunday night’s closing ceremony at the Summer Olympics befit a mega-sporting event that, over the last few weeks, had blended spectacle with more than a few glitches and negative headlines.“A Games in the middle of reality,” Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee, had called them. p.m.: IOC President Thomas Bach declares the Rio Games closed, calls upon world's youth to reassemble in Tokyo in four years. Line looks as long as I'm anticipating the airline check-in line will be tomorrow morning at GIG. p.m.: 'Heroes of the Games'--the athletes--enter the stadium. p.m.: The closing ceremony is underway on a rainy night in Rio de Janeiro. Tervel Diagniv, United States, 4-086 kilogram Gold--Abdulrashid Sadulaev, Russia, d.
There were historic performances by some of the world’s greatest athletes, cheered on -- and sometimes booed -- by crowds exhibiting Brazil’s characteristic exuberance. p.m.: Bach says Rio Olympics will leave a "unique legacy." Seems to be the say-nothing equivalent of calling someone is 'nice.' p.m.: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach praises unifying effect of athletes living and competing together at the Games. Maracana Stadium is about two-thirds full, continuing the Games-long problem with empty seats. As usual, the closing ceremony will end with the official handover of the Olympic flag to Yuriko Koike, governor of Tokyo, host of the 2020 Games, and the extinguishing of the Olympic flame. Schedule and results from Sunday's Rio Olympics competition. Basketball (Men)Gold medal game United States 96, Serbia 66Bronze medal game Spain 89, Australia 88Boxing Women's middleweight gold medal bout Claressa Shields, United States, d. Selim Yasar, Turkey, 3-0Bronze--J'Den Cox, United States, d.Mandakhnaran, the Mongolian wrestler, remained fully clothed during the incident.Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia was nearing the finish line at the men’s marathon on Sunday morning when he crossed his wrists above his head. And once more at the end of an extraordinary news conference -- standing alone and posing for photographers -- in which he explained his show of solidarity with protesters in his homeland, Ethiopia.He was branded a traitor, an opportunist, a coward. Wiam Dislam, Morocco, 7-1Bronze--Jackie Galloway, United States, def.He was ridiculed in his neighborhood, resented in his workplace, mocked by his former fans. Gwladys Epangue, France, 2-1Track and Field Men 1,600 relay Gold--United States (Arman Hall; Lashawn Merritt; Gil Roberts; Tony Mc Quay), .30Silver--Jamaica (Javon Francis; Peter Matthews; Nathon Allen; Fitzroy Dunkley), .16Bronze--Bahamas (Chris Brown; Alonzo Russell; Michael Mathieu; Steven Gardiner), .491,500 meters Gold--Matthew Centrowitz, United States, .00Silver--Taoufik Makhloufi, Algeria, .11Bronze--Nicholas Willis, New Zealand, .245,000 meters Gold--Mo Farah, Britain, .30Silver--Paul Chelimo, United States, .90Bronze--Hagos Gebrhiwet, Ethiopia, .35Javelin Gold--Thomas Rohler, Germany, 90.30 meters Silver--Julius Yego, Kenya, 88.24Bronze--Keshom Walcott, Trinidad and Tobago, 85.38Women 1,600-meter relay Gold--United States (Allyson Felix; Courtney Okolo; Phyllis Francis; Natasha Hastings), .06Silver--Jamaica (Anneisha Mc Laughlin-Whilby; Novlene Williams-Mills; Stephenie Ann Mc Pherson; Shericka Jackson), .34Bronze--Britain (Christine Ohuruogu; Emily Diamond; Anyika Onuora; Eilidh Doyle), .88800 meters Gold--Caster Semenya, South Africa, .28Silver--Francine Niyonsaba, Burund, .49Bronze--Margaret Nyairera Wambui, Kenya, .89High Jump Gold--Ruth Beitia, Spain, 1.97 meters Silver--Mirela Demireva, Bulgaria, 1.97 meters Bronze--Blanka Vlasic, Croatia, 1.97 meters Triathlon Women's final Gold--Gwen Jorgensen, United States, Silver--Nicola Spirig, Switzerland, Bronze--Vicky Holland, Great Britain, Volleyball (Women)Gold medal match China d.The silver goes to middleweight boxer Claressa Shields, the first American — male or female — to win two Olympic boxing titles. Komeil Ghasemi, Iran, 3-1Bronze--Ibragim Saidov, Belarus, d.