Saturday, August 13

Podium Finishes:
Cycling - Track (1 silver)
The U.S team of Sarah Hammer, Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert and Jennifer Valente earned the silver medal in women's cycling team pursuit at the Rio Olympic Velodrome. Matched against Great Britain in the final, the U.S. quartet posted a time of 4:12.454. MORE

Fencing (1 bronze)
The U.S. women’s saber team won the bronze medal, beating Italy 45-30 and matching the 2008 bronze-medal finish at the Beijing Games. Mariel Zagunis adds a fourth Olympic medal to her collection, while Dagmara Wozniak, Ibtihaj Muhammad and Monica Aksamit all earned their first Olympic medal. MORE

Rowing (1 gold, 1 silver)
The U.S. women's eight claimed its third consecutive Olympic gold medal. The team of Katelin Snyder, Amanda Elmore, Eleanor Logan, Meghan Musnicki, Tessa Gobbo, Lauren Schmetterling, Amanda Polk, Kerry Simmonds and Emily Regan covered the course in 6:01.49 for a winning margin of 2.49 seconds over Great Britain, which claimed the silver. The win is the 11th consecutive title by the U.S. women's eight in either the Olympic Games or world championship competition. MORE

In women’s single sculls, Gevvie Stone won the silver medal. Stone finished with a time of 7:22.92, 1.38 seconds behind Australia's Kimberly Brennan, who claimed gold. Stone, who finished 7th at the London 2010 Olympic Games, gives the U.S. its fifth medal in women's single sculls, all of which have been silver. MORE

Swimming (2 golds, 2 silvers)
Ryan Murphy, Cody Miller, Michael Phelps and Nathan Adrian won the gold medal in the men's 4x100 medley Saturday evening. The Americans set an Olympic record with their time of 3:27.95, breaking the old mark of 3:29.34 set by the U.S. at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. MORE

The U.S. women’s 4x100 medley team of Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Simone Manuel and Dana Vollmer made history by securing the 1,000th gold medal for Team USA at the Olympic Games in summer competition. The team won the race in a time of 3:53.13. MORE

Manuel won the silver medal in the women's 50m free, posting a time of 24.09 seconds. MORE

Connor Jaeger claimed the silver medal in the men's 1,500m free, finishing with a time of 14:39.48. MORE

Track and Field (1 gold, 1 silver)
Jeff Henderson sailed 8.38 meters to win the men's long jump gold medal at Rio's Olympic Stadium. Henderson's gold medal is the 999th gold won by the U.S. in the summer Olympic Games. MORE

Tori Bowie claimed the silver medal in the women's 100m dash, crossing the finish line in 10.83 seconds. MORE






Men's Eight
Jordan Wilimovsky
Jarrion Lawson
Galen Rupp
English Gardner

Track and Field
Track and Field
Track and Field


Men's Eight
1,500m Free
Long Jump


Other Results:
In men’s doubles group play, Phillip Chew and Sattawat Pongnairat lost 2-0, while Howard Shu fell 2-0 in men’s singles group play. In mixed doubles group play, Chew and Jamie Subandhi were defeated 2-0, while Eva Lee and Paula Lynn Obanana lost 2-0 in women’s doubles group play.

Antonio Vargas beat Brazil’s Juliao Neto by a 2-1 split decision in men’s fly (-52 kg.) on Saturday. He’ll face Uzbekistan’s Shakhobidin Zoirov Monday (Aug. 15) at 11:45 a.m., with the winner advancing to the quarterfinals.

Abby Johnston advanced to the 3m springboard finals after placing 5th in the semifinals with a score of 324.75. The finals will take place Sunday (Aug. 14) at 4 p.m. Kassidy Cook placed 13th with a total score of 304.35, earning designation as the first replacement diver should one of the 12 qualified athletes withdraw from the final.

Field Hockey
The U.S. women's field hockey team suffered its first defeat of the Rio Games, falling to Great Britain, 2-1, in a battle for the top seed out of Pool B. The U.S. moves into the knockout stage, which opens Monday morning.

Heading into the final day of competition on Sunday, Bubba Watson is tied for 4th place with a six-under score of 207, Matt Kuchar is tied for 7th with a 5-under score of 208, and Rickie Fowler is tied for 14th with a three-under score of 210. Patrick Reed is tied for 36th with a one-over score of 214. 

In men's skeet shooting, Vincent Hancock shot 119/125 in the qualifying rounds to finish 15th, while teammate Frank Thompson shot 117/125 to finish 21st. Keith Sanderson and Emil Milev finished 10th and 12th in the men's 25m rapid air pistol qualification, respectively.

U.S. men's Laser competitor Charlie Buckingham finished just outside the medal race, placing 11th after 10 races. Buckingham netted 108 points throughout the competition. Paige Railey qualified for the medal race in women's Laser Radial, placing 10th after the initial 10 races. The women's 49er FX team stands 9th after six of 10 races, while the men's 49er team is in 18th. The mixed Nacra 17 team is in 12th with one race to go, and Caleb Paine stands 15th after eight of 10 races in men's Finn. Competition continues Sunday (Aug. 14) at 1:05 p.m.

The mixed doubles teams of Jack Sock and Bethanie Mattek-Sands (2-0), and Rajeev Ram and Venus Williams (2-1) each won their semifinal to advance to the final, creating an all American gold medal match. Williams/Ram and Mattek-Sands/Sock will face each other Sunday (Aug. 14) at 2 p.m. Madison Keys lost 1-2 in the bronze medal match of women's singles against Czech Rebublic's Petra Kvitova. 

Track and Field
In the morning session, Keturah Orji (14.08m) advanced to the finals of the women’s triple jump, while Emma Coburn (9:18.12), Colleen Quigley (9:21.82) and Courtney Frerichs (9:27.02) moved on to the women’s 3,000m steeplechase finals. In the women’s 400m, Phyllis Francis (50.58), Allyson Felix (51.24) and Natasha Hastings (51.31) advanced to the semifinals. On the men’s side, Justin Gatlin (10.01), Trayvon Bromell (10.13) and Marvin Bracy (10.16) moved on to the 100m semifinals. 

In the night session, Lashawn Merritt (44.21) qualified for the finals in the men’s 400m, while Clayton Murphy (1:44.30) and Boris Berian (1:44.56) advanced to the men’s 800m final. 

In the men’s pole vault, Sam Kendricks qualified for the semifinals, while Cale Simmons finished tied for 13th. On the women’s heptathlon side, Barbara Nwaba finished 12th with 6309 points, Kendell Williams finished 17th with 6221 points and Heather Miller-Koch is 18th with 6213 points.

Mason Finley finished 11th in the men’s discus throw final. In the women’s triple jump qualifying rounds, Christina Epps (14.01m) finished 15th and Andrea Geubelle (13.93m) finished 21st. In the men’s 400m semifinals, Gil Roberts (44.65) finished 9th and teammate David Verburg (45.61) finished 22nd. Competing alongside Galen Rupp, Leonard Essau Korir (27:35.65) and Shadrack Kipchirchir (27:58.12) finished 14th and 19th in the men’s 10,000m. 

Trampoline Gymnastics
Logan Dooley did not advance to the finals after placing 11th in the men’s trampoline qualification on Saturday. Dooley scored 106.055 points.

Volleyball - Beach
Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena have advanced to the quarterfinal round in men's beach volleyball with a 2-0 victory over Austria's Robin Seidl and Alexander Huber. The Americans will face Brazil's Alison Cerutti and Bruno Oscar Schmidt in quarterfinal play on Monday (Aug. 15). MORE

Volleyball - Indoor
The U.S. men's volleyball team defeated France, 3-1, to even its record at 2-2. One match remains in group play for the U.S. team, an encounter with Mexico set for Monday (Aug. 15) at 11:35 a.m. MORE

Water Polo
The U.S. women's water polo team scored an 11-6 victory over Hungary, giving them a 3-0 record and a first-place position in Group B as preliminary play closes. The U.S. advances to the quarterfinals, where it will face Brazil at 7:40 p.m. Monday (Aug. 15). MORE

Three-time Olympian Kendrick Farris finished 11th in the 94 kg. weight class on Saturday. He lifted a total of 357 kg., including 160 kg. in the snatch and 197 kg. in the clean and jerk.