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Rio Olympics, Day 8

Russia won its fourth fencing gold medal on August 13, beating Ukraine in the women’s team sabre event. It was the seventh overall medal in fencing for the Russians, by far the most of any country. Here are the Day 8 highlights from the Rio Games.
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The United States' Jeff Henderson celebrates winning the men's long-jump final during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
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The United States' Jeff Henderson celebrates winning the men's long-jump final during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

Hong Kong's Doo Hoi Kem eyes the "Rio 2016" branded ball as she serves in the women's team quarterfinal table-tennis match against Germany at the Riocentro venue in Rio de Janeiro.
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Hong Kong's Doo Hoi Kem eyes the "Rio 2016" branded ball as she serves in the women's team quarterfinal table-tennis match against Germany at the Riocentro venue in Rio de Janeiro.

Grenada's Bralon Taplin reacts after competing in the men's 400-meter semifinal during the athletics event at the Olympic Stadium.
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Grenada's Bralon Taplin reacts after competing in the men's 400-meter semifinal during the athletics event at the Olympic Stadium.

The U.S. gold-medal-winning team of Nathan Adrian (left to right), Michael Phelps, Ryan Murphy, and Cody Miller pose with a banner saying "Thank you Rio" during the podium ceremony of the men's swimming 4 x 100-meter medley relay final.
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The U.S. gold-medal-winning team of Nathan Adrian (left to right), Michael Phelps, Ryan Murphy, and Cody Miller pose with a banner saying "Thank you Rio" during the podium ceremony of the men's swimming 4 x 100-meter medley relay final.

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