Rio 2016: Eliud Kipchoge takes marathon gold for Kenya - Athletics Africa

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge won the men's marathon gold on the final day of competition at the Rio 2016 Olympics to maintain his dominance in the grueling distance event by winning in 2:08:44. Eliud Kipchoge, 31, produced a fantastic push in the second half ...

Eliud Kipchoge wins gold in men's marathon in Kenya's best ever Olympics - Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)

Eliud Kipchoge on his way to winning the men's marathon at the Rio Olympics on August 21, 2016. PHOTO / COURTESY. By AYUMBA AYODI, @ayumbayodi sayodi@ke.nationmedia.com. Eliud Kipchoge's victory on Sunday in the men's marathon at the Rio ...

America's Overperforming Olympic Marathoners - The New Yorker

Galen Rupp, the thirty-year-old distance runner from Portland, Oregon, took bronze in the marathon at the Rio Olympics. CreditPhotograph by ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP / Getty. How many caps did Galen Rupp wear during the men's marathon race on Sunday ...

Kenya tops African medal table - Independent Online

Nairobi - Kenya hauled in the highest number of medals among her African peers at the just concluded Olympic Games in Rio, finishing with a total of 13 medals. Kenya finished ahead of South Africa which ranked 30th overall with a 10-medal haul and ...

Men's marathon silver medalist protests police crackdowns in Ethiopia by crossing arms at finish line - National Post

As Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia crossed the finish line in his silver-medal marathon run at the Rio Olympics on Sunday, he raised his arms and crossed them in an X, a gesture of protest against his country's government that he said could get him killed if ...

Summer Olympics Medal Count Update – Final Day - The Apopka Voice

The U.S. finished the Rio Games with 51 more medals than China, finishing with 121 total medals, 46 of which were gold. On Sunday, the U.S. men's basketball team won its third straight gold, while Kyle Snyder became the youngest American wrestling ...

Rio 2016 Olympics : Kenya's Kipchoge triumphs in men's marathon - Pulse Nigeria

Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa claimed the silver medal and American Galen Rupp took the bronze in humid conditions on a rain-slicked course. Published: 22.08.2016; Pulse News Agency International By Reuters. Print; eMail · Athletics - Men's Marathon Victory ...

Olympics Day 16 roundup: Durant leads US assault, Kipchoge wins marathon - Deutsche Welle

On the 16th and final day of competition at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Kevin Durant fired the US to basketball gold, and Eliud Kipchoge won a rainy men's marathon. Brasilien Olympische Spiele Rio 2016 21 08 - Basketball USA vs Serbien Sieger. Durant bags ...

Eliud Kipchoge's Reaction To The National Anthem Playing During His Gold Ceremony Was Mesmerizing - VIDEO - Bustle

That's a wrap, folks — the 2016 Olympics games in Rio are over. The closing ceremony took place on Sunday night, and it had plenty of memorable moments — most notably, the wacky teaser trailer for the 2020 games that played at the end. However, there ...

How was your weekend running? - The Guardian (blog)

Have you been inspired by the Olympics? As always, share your weekend triumphs and woes below the line. Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins the men's marathon in Rio on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan/Rex/Shutterstock. Running · Weekend debrief ...

Kipchoge's marathon gold caps Kenya's best results at Olympics - Daily Nation

Rio is the best ever show by virtue of surpassing Beijing's outing by two more silver medals. It was the best show ever by Kenyan women after the 2008 Beijing Olympics where they won their first Olympic gold medals. Kenya topped the continent but ...

BYU All-American Jared Ward rallies to place 6th in Olympic marathon - Deseret News

RIO DE JANEIRO — About halfway through the Olympic marathon, Jared Ward watched the leaders of the race start to make moves. “I saw moves up front and people getting assertive,” the 27-year-old BYU professor said after finishing sixth in his Olympic ...

Marathon man Eliud Kipchoge wins Rio Games final gold - Hong Kong Standard (press release)

During the first Olympic games in 1896, all of the medals were handed out on the last day. Now, only one event receives its medals at the Summer Games closing ceremonies _ the men's marathon. Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge (pictured), won Sunday's marathon ...

Rio bids colorful farewell to Games, handing Olympic flag over to Tokyo - i24news

The Rio Olympics ended in a blaze of color with an exuberant closing ceremony as Tokyo took up the baton promising to host the best Games yet in 2020. After a rollercoaster fortnight which mixed off-field hitches with compelling sporting drama ...

Rupp wins bronze in Olympic marathon to give Team USA best medal count in 84 years - USA Track and Field

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- 2012 Olympic 10,000m silver medalist Galen Rupp (Portland, Oregon) went the distance at the Rio Olympic Games, winning bronze in the men's marathon to become just the fifth American man to medal in the marathon this ...

US Men's Hoop Rolls Past Serbia - Valley News

United States' Kevin Durant (5) reacts after sinking a three-point shot against Serbia during the men's gold medal basketball game at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt York). Serbia's Stefan ...

Kipchoge wins marathon to add gold to collection - STLtoday.com

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge crosses the finish line to win the men's marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). prev. next. RIO DE JANEIRO • Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya smiled as he ...

'Happy Gilmore'-Inspired Marathon Medalist Has Only Run a Marathon Twice - Thrillist

Want to feel a bit like some people are just built for sport? American Olympian Galen Rupp grabbed bronze in the marathon at Rio on Sunday, but it's not his event. That doesn't mean it's "not his event" like Usain Bolt's "event" is the 200-meter, but ...

2016 Olympics: Galen Rupp Earns Marathon Bronze On Final Day - Autzen Zoo

Former Oregon Distance Runner Galen Rupp made his mark on the World Stage on Sunday, in the Olympic Marathon. More from Autzen Zoo. NCAA Tournament: Oregon Ducks Early Foul Trouble Could Be Make Or Break vs Kansas21m ago; Oregon Ducks, ...

Who Won The Men's Marathon Gold Medal? It Was An Emotional Night For Eliud Kipchoge - Romper

One of the most emotional medal ceremonies of the Rio Olympics featured a much-deserved award. 31-year-old Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge, who won the men's marathon gold medal, was honored at the closing ceremonies of the 2016 Olympics ...