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Rio Olympics, Day 14

As the Rio Olympics neared an end on August 19, sprinter Usain Bolt continued to grab the headlines by winning his ninth Olympic gold medal. The U.S. women's water polo team also won gold again, becoming the only two-time winner of the event. Russia's synchronized swimming team won a fifth straight gold medal for a country that has dominated the sport for years and seen no gold-medal challengers since 2000. Dilshod Nazarov of Tajikistan won the men's hammer title to capture his country's first ever gold medal.
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Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the men's 4 x 100-meter relay final.
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Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning the men's 4 x 100-meter relay final.

Members of the U.S. team react after winning the gold medal in women's water polo.
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Members of the U.S. team react after winning the gold medal in women's water polo.

The Russian women's team perform their free synchronized swimming routine on their way to garnering a fifth straight gold medal for a country that has dominated this Olympic sport since 2000.
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The Russian women's team perform their free synchronized swimming routine on their way to garnering a fifth straight gold medal for a country that has dominated this Olympic sport since 2000.

Competitors get some welcome relief from the searing heat while passing through a mist station in the men's 50-kilometer walk.
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Competitors get some welcome relief from the searing heat while passing through a mist station in the men's 50-kilometer walk.

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