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Rio Olympics, Day 2

Majlinda Kelmendi made Olympic history by becoming Kosovo’s first athlete to win an Olympic medal, a gold in women’s judo.

Other highlights on day two of the Rio Olympics included swimming world records for Britain, the United States, and Sweden.
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Majlinda Kelmendi (top) of Kosovo and Odette Giuffrida of Italy compete in the women’s 52-kilogram judo final. Kelmendi made history by winning Kosovo’s first Olympic gold medal.
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Majlinda Kelmendi (top) of Kosovo and Odette Giuffrida of Italy compete in the women’s 52-kilogram judo final. Kelmendi made history by winning Kosovo’s first Olympic gold medal.

Peter Joppich (left) of Germany in action against Enzo Lefort of France during the men's individual foil fencing event.
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Peter Joppich (left) of Germany in action against Enzo Lefort of France during the men's individual foil fencing event.

Larissa Franca Maestrini and Talita Rocha of Brazil (left) play Ekaterina Birlova and Evgenia Okolova of Russia at the Beach Volleyball Arena on Copacabana Beach.
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Larissa Franca Maestrini and Talita Rocha of Brazil (left) play Ekaterina Birlova and Evgenia Okolova of Russia at the Beach Volleyball Arena on Copacabana Beach.

Michael Phelps (left) and Caeleb Dressel of the United States celebrate their team's victory in the men's 4 x 100-meter freestyle relay final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. It was Phelps’ 19th Olympic gold.
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Michael Phelps (left) and Caeleb Dressel of the United States celebrate their team's victory in the men's 4 x 100-meter freestyle relay final at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. It was Phelps’ 19th Olympic gold.

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