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Rio Olympics, Day 9

Highlights of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 14, 2016

Kenyan runner Jemima Jelagat Sumgong brought her country its first-ever gold medal in an Olympic women's marathon. Usain Bolt became the first person to win three straight Olympic 100-meter titles. And Russian wrestler Roman Vlasov won gold at his second consecutive Olympics. Here are the Day 9 highlights from the Rio Summer Games.

Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after placing first in the men's 100-meter race, making him the first person to win three consecutive Olympic gold medals in that event. The sprinter clocked 9.81 seconds in the final in Rio on August 14. 
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Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after placing first in the men's 100-meter race, making him the first person to win three consecutive Olympic gold medals in that event. The sprinter clocked 9.81 seconds in the final in Rio on August 14. 

Brazilians watch live television coverage as Usain Bolt wins the men's 100-meter race. 
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Brazilians watch live television coverage as Usain Bolt wins the men's 100-meter race. 

Nineteen-year-old U.S. gymnast Simone Biles won her third gold of the Rio Games in the women's vault event.
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Nineteen-year-old U.S. gymnast Simone Biles won her third gold of the Rio Games in the women's vault event.

Jemima Jelagat Sumgong (center) brought Kenya its first-ever gold medal in an Olympic women's marathon and its first gold of the Rio games. Sumgong finished with a winning time of 2 hours, 24 minutes, and 4 seconds. She was unfazed by a protester's attempt to jump onto the marathon course. 
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Jemima Jelagat Sumgong (center) brought Kenya its first-ever gold medal in an Olympic women's marathon and its first gold of the Rio games. Sumgong finished with a winning time of 2 hours, 24 minutes, and 4 seconds. She was unfazed by a protester's attempt to jump onto the marathon course. 

Russian wrestler Roman Vlasov (top) won gold for the second Olympics in a row, competing in the men's 75-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling event.
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Russian wrestler Roman Vlasov (top) won gold for the second Olympics in a row, competing in the men's 75-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling event.

Evgenia Ukolova of Russia plays in the women's beach volleyball quarterfinal.
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Evgenia Ukolova of Russia plays in the women's beach volleyball quarterfinal.

Britain's Andy Murray reacts after winning a point against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during the men's singles tennis final. Murray took home the gold medal. 
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Britain's Andy Murray reacts after winning a point against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during the men's singles tennis final. Murray took home the gold medal. 

Russian teammates Ekaterina Makarova (left) and Elena Vesnina celebrate after winning the women's doubles tennis finals against Switzerland's Martina Hingis and Timea Bacsinszky.
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Russian teammates Ekaterina Makarova (left) and Elena Vesnina celebrate after winning the women's doubles tennis finals against Switzerland's Martina Hingis and Timea Bacsinszky.

Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum of Germany rides her horse, Fibonacci, during the individual jumping qualifier.
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Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum of Germany rides her horse, Fibonacci, during the individual jumping qualifier.

Hamid Mohammad Soryan of Iran and Almat Kebispayev of Kazakhstan compete in Greco-Roman wrestling in the 59-kilogram weight class. 
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Hamid Mohammad Soryan of Iran and Almat Kebispayev of Kazakhstan compete in Greco-Roman wrestling in the 59-kilogram weight class. 

Arsen Eraliev of Kyrgyzstan reacts during the Greco-Roman wrestling competition.
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Arsen Eraliev of Kyrgyzstan reacts during the Greco-Roman wrestling competition.

Russia's Anna Sen (left) makes a free throw against Dutch defenders during a preliminary match in women's handball.
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Russia's Anna Sen (left) makes a free throw against Dutch defenders during a preliminary match in women's handball.

Linda Cerruti and Costanza Ferro of Italy perform during the women's duet in synchronized swimming.
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Linda Cerruti and Costanza Ferro of Italy perform during the women's duet in synchronized swimming.

C.T. Pan of Taiwan reacts after making a shot during the men's golf tournament.
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C.T. Pan of Taiwan reacts after making a shot during the men's golf tournament.

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