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Rio Olympics, Day 5

Weightlifter Nijat Rahimov and swimmer Dmitry Balandin both won gold for Kazakhstan. Here are some of the highlights from Day 5 of the Rio Games.


Nijat Rahimov (L) of Kazakhstan celebrates with a member of the coaching staff after setting a new world record and winning the gold medal in the men's weightlifting 77-kilogram category.
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Nijat Rahimov (L) of Kazakhstan celebrates with a member of the coaching staff after setting a new world record and winning the gold medal in the men's weightlifting 77-kilogram category.

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps competes in the men's 200-meter individual medley semifinal.
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U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps competes in the men's 200-meter individual medley semifinal.

Dmitry Balandin (L) wins gold for Kazakhstan in the 200-meter breaststroke, edging out the United States’ Josh Prenot for the victory. Russia’s Anton Chupkov (R) took the bronze.
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Dmitry Balandin (L) wins gold for Kazakhstan in the 200-meter breaststroke, edging out the United States’ Josh Prenot for the victory. Russia’s Anton Chupkov (R) took the bronze.

Jerry Tuwai of Fiji (front) fights for the ball with Akira Ioane of New Zealand during a men's rugby sevens quarterfinal match. Top-ranked Fiji defeated New Zealand 12 to 7.
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Jerry Tuwai of Fiji (front) fights for the ball with Akira Ioane of New Zealand during a men's rugby sevens quarterfinal match. Top-ranked Fiji defeated New Zealand 12 to 7.

Rhys Grant of Australia carries his boat from the water after the rowing competition was suspended due to bad weather conditions.
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Rhys Grant of Australia carries his boat from the water after the rowing competition was suspended due to bad weather conditions.

U.S. cyclist Kristin Armstrong falls after finishing the women's individual time trial event.
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U.S. cyclist Kristin Armstrong falls after finishing the women's individual time trial event.

Varlan Liparteliani of Georgia (in blue) and Mashu Baker of Japan clash in the men's 90-kilogram final in judo. Baker, whose father is American, won the gold medal.
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Varlan Liparteliani of Georgia (in blue) and Mashu Baker of Japan clash in the men's 90-kilogram final in judo. Baker, whose father is American, won the gold medal.

Irina Zaryazhko of Russia in action during a women's volleyball preliminary round match between Russia and Cameroon.
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Irina Zaryazhko of Russia in action during a women's volleyball preliminary round match between Russia and Cameroon.

Sime Fantela and Igor Marenic of Croatia take the lead on their way to winning their first heat in the men's two-person dinghy competition. 
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Sime Fantela and Igor Marenic of Croatia take the lead on their way to winning their first heat in the men's two-person dinghy competition. 

Oleg Verniaiev of Ukraine competes on the parallel bars in the men's individual all-around gymnastics final. Japan's Kohei Uchimura won gold. Verniaiev won silver.
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Oleg Verniaiev of Ukraine competes on the parallel bars in the men's individual all-around gymnastics final. Japan's Kohei Uchimura won gold. Verniaiev won silver.

Ning Ding of China (L) on her way to beating Xiaoxia Xi, also of China, in their women's singles gold medal match.
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Ning Ding of China (L) on her way to beating Xiaoxia Xi, also of China, in their women's singles gold medal match.

Joseph Clarke of Great Britain wins gold in the men's K1 kayak event.
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Joseph Clarke of Great Britain wins gold in the men's K1 kayak event.

Inna Deriglazova of Russia in action, as she beats Elisa di Francisca of Italy in the women's foil individual gold medal bout. 
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Inna Deriglazova of Russia in action, as she beats Elisa di Francisca of Italy in the women's foil individual gold medal bout. 

Mireia Belmonte Garcia of Spain (in the foreground) on her way to winning the women's 200-meter butterfly gold medal.
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Mireia Belmonte Garcia of Spain (in the foreground) on her way to winning the women's 200-meter butterfly gold medal.

Staff walk outside the center court stadium during a rain delay in the tennis competition.
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Staff walk outside the center court stadium during a rain delay in the tennis competition.

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