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Rio Olympics, Day 10

On the 10th day of the Olympics, a runner won gold by diving across the finish line, fans booed the judges' decision in favor of a Russian boxer, and a weightlifter known as "the Pride of Uzbekistan" brought home his country's first Olympic medal in the sport. Here are some of the highlights from August 15.


Evgeny Tishchenko of Russia (left) and Vassiliy Levit of Kazakhstan box in the men's heavyweight final. The judges awarded Tishchenko the gold in a unanimous decision that was met with booing from the crowd. 
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Evgeny Tishchenko of Russia (left) and Vassiliy Levit of Kazakhstan box in the men's heavyweight final. The judges awarded Tishchenko the gold in a unanimous decision that was met with booing from the crowd. 

Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas dives over the finish line to win the gold in the women's 400-meter. The dive was a legal move that gave the runner an advantage of a fraction of a second.
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Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas dives over the finish line to win the gold in the women's 400-meter. The dive was a legal move that gave the runner an advantage of a fraction of a second.

Sanne Wevers of the Netherlands competes in the women's balance beam final.
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Sanne Wevers of the Netherlands competes in the women's balance beam final.

Ruslan Nurudinov, known as the "Pride of Uzbekistan," won gold in the men's 105-kilogram division, delivering his country its first-ever Olympic medal in weightlifting. 
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Ruslan Nurudinov, known as the "Pride of Uzbekistan," won gold in the men's 105-kilogram division, delivering his country its first-ever Olympic medal in weightlifting. 

Heavy rain delayed the track and field program into the evening.
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Heavy rain delayed the track and field program into the evening.

Sabah Shariati of Azerbaijan (left) celebrates after defeating Eduard Popp of Germany for the bronze medal in men's 130-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling.
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Sabah Shariati of Azerbaijan (left) celebrates after defeating Eduard Popp of Germany for the bronze medal in men's 130-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling.

Nikolay Bayryakov of Bulgaria and Javid Hamzatov of Belarus compete in the Greco-Roman wrestling final, 85-kilogram division.
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Nikolay Bayryakov of Bulgaria and Javid Hamzatov of Belarus compete in the Greco-Roman wrestling final, 85-kilogram division.

Rachele Bruni of Italy swims to a silver medal in the women's 10-kilometer marathon. Sharon van Rouwendaal of the Netherlands won gold.
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Rachele Bruni of Italy swims to a silver medal in the women's 10-kilometer marathon. Sharon van Rouwendaal of the Netherlands won gold.

Sam Kendricks of the United States competes in the men's pole vault final, in which he took bronze.
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Sam Kendricks of the United States competes in the men's pole vault final, in which he took bronze.

Edina Gangl of Hungary gestures after stopping a shot on goal during the women's water polo quarterfinal.
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Edina Gangl of Hungary gestures after stopping a shot on goal during the women's water polo quarterfinal.

Boats return to port as strong winds forced the cancellation of a race in the men's 470 class.  
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Boats return to port as strong winds forced the cancellation of a race in the men's 470 class.
 

Anastasia Belyakova of Russia fights Mikaela Mayer of the United States in the women's 60-kilogram boxing quarterfinals.
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Anastasia Belyakova of Russia fights Mikaela Mayer of the United States in the women's 60-kilogram boxing quarterfinals.

Athletes compete in the men's 3000-meter steeplechase event.
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Athletes compete in the men's 3000-meter steeplechase event.

Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland on her way to winning the gold medal and setting a new world record in women's hammer throw
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Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland on her way to winning the gold medal and setting a new world record in women's hammer throw

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