USA Basketball’s Diana Taurasi at the Opening Ceremony
Ginny Thrasher – USA Shooting
Ginny Thrasher – Won Team USA’s first Rio Gold Medal (Shooting).
Katie Ledecky – USA Swimming
U.S. Swimmer Katie Ledecky won 4 Golds & 1 Silver in Rio
Simone Biles – USA Gymnastics
Simone Biles (r) won four golds, 1 bronze
Michelle ‘Shot Diva’ Carter
Michelle Carter, became the first U.S. woman to win the shot put (20.63m in her final throw, an American record
U.S. Women’s Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Dana Vollmer and Simone Manuel claimed gold in the women’s 4x100m medley.
Simone Manuel became the first African-American Woman to win an individual swimming gold medal.
Freestyle Wrestler Helen Maroulis, first U.S. woman to win gold in her sport while beating a legendary three-time champion to do it.
Freestyle Wrestler Helen Maroulis
Brianna Rollins won gold in the 100mHurdles, leading Team USA to a historic 1-2-3 finish.
The first-ever U.S. sweep of an Olympic women’s track event. Rollins, along with teammates Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin completed the first U.S. sweep of women’s 100m hurdles in Olympic history.
Claressa Shields won back-to-back Gold medals – London 2012 & Rio 2016
Claressa Shields is golden again. (aiba photo)
Tri-captains Diana Taurasi, Tamika Catchings & Sue Bird of USA Basketball won their 4th Consecutive Gold Medals
‘That moment’ – The U.S. Women’s Basketball teams
The ‘Final Five’ – USA Gymnastics
Bethanie Mattek-Sands won gold in mixed doubles.
US Water Polo Team
Maya DiRado used a strong last 50m to out-touch Katinka Hosszu for the gold medal in the women’s 200m backstroke final.
Kristin Armstrong became the first cyclist to win a third straight title in the same event, the time trial, and, at 43, the oldest woman to win gold since a British archer 108 years ago.
Judo’s Kayla Harrison, four years ago the first U.S. Olympic judo champion in 2012 and repeats in Rio.
Tianna Bartoletta leaped a personal-best 7.17 meters (23 feet, 6 1/4 inches) to capture gold in the women’s long jump. In the process she upset the reigning champion and fellow American Brittney Reese.
Delilah Muhammad became the first U.S. Woman to win the Olympic gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles.
Allyson Felix, Tianna Bartoletta, English Gardner, and Tori Bowie cruised by the field en route to an impressive victory in the women’s 4X100m relay.
U.S. Women’s 4×400 (l-r) Allyson Felix, Phyllis Francis, Natasha Hastings and Courtney Okolo captured gold-medal six-peat in 3:19.06.
Gwen Jorgensen, first to win a triathlon title for Team USA.