The United States of America maintained top spot on the medal standings. The USA has a total of 38 medals, 16 of which are gold medals.
China is USA’s closest competitor is second with a total of 30 medals with 11 gold medals.
19-year-old American gymnast Simone Biles won gold at the Women’s individual all-round, her second gold in Rio.
Fiji won gold in the Rugby Sevens event beating the Great Britain 43-7 while South Africa won bronze beating Japan 54-14.
The most decorated Olympian of all-time Michael Phelps won his 22nd gold medal, his 4th gold at Rio 2016, as he clocked a time of 1:54:66 in the Men’s 200m individual medley.
A total of 305 medals have been won by 56 countries.
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