USA dominates Rio Olympics

USA dominates Rio Olympics
August 21 18:51 2016 Print This Article

The USA Olympic team dominated the 2016 Olympic games in Brazil. Team USA finished with 46 gold medals and 121 total medals. China was runner-up with 26 gold medals and 70 total.

The Team USA margin of victory was much greater than it achieved in the 2012 London Olympic games, when it defeated China in the total medal count 103-88.

The USA men’s basketball team won its 7th straight gold medal on the final day of the Brazil games by crushing Serbia by more than 30 points. Another big final day gold medal came from 20-year-old wrestler Kyle Snyder from Ohio State.