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Rio Olympics, Day 7

China beat world-champion Russia to take the gold in women's cycling, while the Russian men's team beat France to win its third fencing gold in Rio. Here are the Day 7 highlights from the Rio Games.


Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia celebrates victory in the women's 10,000-meter final, setting a new world record.
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Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia celebrates victory in the women's 10,000-meter final, setting a new world record.

China's Gong Jinjie (left) and China's Zhong Tianshi compete in the women's team-sprint cycling event.
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China's Gong Jinjie (left) and China's Zhong Tianshi compete in the women's team-sprint cycling event.

Chiara Cainero of Italy (left to right), Amber Hill of United Kingdom, Morgan Craft of the United States, and Wei Meng of China take part in the women's skeet finals.
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Chiara Cainero of Italy (left to right), Amber Hill of United Kingdom, Morgan Craft of the United States, and Wei Meng of China take part in the women's skeet finals.

Kianoush Rostami of Iran reacts after setting a new Olympic record during the men's 85-kilogram Group A category final.
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Kianoush Rostami of Iran reacts after setting a new Olympic record during the men's 85-kilogram Group A category final.

Darya Naumava of Belarus competes in the weightlifting women's 75-kilogram final.
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Darya Naumava of Belarus competes in the weightlifting women's 75-kilogram final.

Timur Safin (right) of Russia competes against Gerek Meinhardt of the United States during the men's team foil semifinals. Russia won the men's team foil event on August 12 for its sixth fencing medal of the Rio Olympics.
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Timur Safin (right) of Russia competes against Gerek Meinhardt of the United States during the men's team foil semifinals. Russia won the men's team foil event on August 12 for its sixth fencing medal of the Rio Olympics.

Ekaterina Voronina of Uzbekistan (left to right), Evelyn Aguilar of Colombia, and Ivona Dadic of Austria compete in the women's heptathlon 100-meter hurdles.
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Ekaterina Voronina of Uzbekistan (left to right), Evelyn Aguilar of Colombia, and Ivona Dadic of Austria compete in the women's heptathlon 100-meter hurdles.

Andrius Gudzius of Lithuania competes in the men's discus qualifying round.
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Andrius Gudzius of Lithuania competes in the men's discus qualifying round.

Mykyta Nesterenko of Ukraine competes in the men's discus qualifying round.
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Mykyta Nesterenko of Ukraine competes in the men's discus qualifying round.

Pierre Houin and Jeremie Azou of France react to winning the gold medal in the lightweight men's double sculls final.
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Pierre Houin and Jeremie Azou of France react to winning the gold medal in the lightweight men's double sculls final.

Derek Sua of Samoa and Abdullo Tangriev of Uzbekistan compete in the preliminary rounds of men's 100+ kilogram judo.
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Derek Sua of Samoa and Abdullo Tangriev of Uzbekistan compete in the preliminary rounds of men's 100+ kilogram judo.

Wang Zhen (center) of China is on his way to win the gold medal in the men's 20-kilometer race walk.
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Wang Zhen (center) of China is on his way to win the gold medal in the men's 20-kilometer race walk.

Leyla Rajabi of Iran competes in the women's shot put qualifying round.
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Leyla Rajabi of Iran competes in the women's shot put qualifying round.

Germany's Matthias Muller plays against the Netherlands during their men's field hockey match.
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Germany's Matthias Muller plays against the Netherlands during their men's field hockey match.

David Hearn of Canada lines up a putt with his caddie Ralph Bower on the first green during the second round of men's golf preliminary round.
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David Hearn of Canada lines up a putt with his caddie Ralph Bower on the first green during the second round of men's golf preliminary round.

Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan reacts after winning his semifinal bout in the men's light fly (49 kilograms) boxing.
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Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan reacts after winning his semifinal bout in the men's light fly (49 kilograms) boxing.

Yip Pui Yin of Hong Kong reaches for a shot during women's singles badminton group play against Kati Tolmoff of Estonia.
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Yip Pui Yin of Hong Kong reaches for a shot during women's singles badminton group play against Kati Tolmoff of Estonia.

General overview of venue as three badminton matches go on simultaneously.
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General overview of venue as three badminton matches go on simultaneously.

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