Rio Recap: Jorgensen breaks USA's triathlon curse


- Inbee Park wins women's golf after dominant performance, finishing six shots clear of Lydia Ko, who sneaks a silver medal.
- Gwen Jorgensen wins triathlon gold for the United States, the sport's founding country's first triumph at the Games.
- Cuban boxing success as Robeisy Ramirez and Arlen Lopez win gold, while Great Britain's Nicola Adams retains her flyweight title.


"I'm absolutely over the moon. I'm now the most accomplished amateur boxer that Britain has ever had. It's a nice title to have. It's been an amazing journey." - The first woman to ever win a boxing gold medal, Adams revels in repeating her triumph.

"Malaysia has never won a gold medal so I wanted to try it this time. Now I will go home, see my family and rest for a few weeks." - Badminton great Lee Chong-wei was philosophical after missing out on Olympic gold for a third time.

"It doesn't get any lower than this." - Tom Daley reacts to his shock elimination from the men's 10 metre platform diving semi-finals.


Jorgensen suffered a flat tyre four years ago when favourite for gold, but she erased those painful memories with a stunning performance this time around, securing USA's maiden triathlon gold by bursting clear of 2012 champion Nicola Spirig in the run,


The strongest home hope of a gold sees Brazil's men's football team take on Germany, looking for a first Olympic title and to extinguish the memories of a 7-1 defeat to the same opponents in the 2014 World Cup.

Mo Farah and Caster Semenya are the headline acts on the track.