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Rio 2016 Olympics, Day 7

Japan's Jun Mizutani falls to the floor after defeating Vladimir Samsonov, of Belarus, to win the men's table tennis bronze medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. | AP
Japan’s Jun Mizutani falls to the floor after defeating Vladimir Samsonov, of Belarus, to win the men’s table tennis bronze medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. | AP


Japan's Rie Kaneto waves to fans in the stands after she won in the women's 200-meter breaststroke at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Thursday. | KYODO
Japan’s Rie Kaneto waves to fans in the stands after she won in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Thursday. | KYODO


A Fiji fan celebrates his country's gold medal victory over Britain in the men's rugby sevens at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. | AP
A Fiji fan celebrates his country’s gold medal victory over Britain in the men’s rugby sevens at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. | AP


United States' Simone Manuel waves after winning the gold and setting a new Olympic record in the women's 100-meter freestyle during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics on Thursday. | AP
United States’ Simone Manuel waves after winning the gold and setting a new Olympic record in the women’s 100-meter freestyle during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics on Thursday. | AP


Sailors compete under the Christ the Redeemer statue during Thursday's preliminary round for the men's two-person dinghy at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.  | REUTERS
Sailors compete under the Christ the Redeemer statue during Thursday’s preliminary round for the men’s two-person dinghy at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. | REUTERS


Japan's Ryunosuke Haga competes against Ukraine's Artem Bloshenko in the bronze-medal match of the men's 100 kilograms on Thursday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Haga won the bout. | KYODO
Japan’s Ryunosuke Haga competes against Ukraine’s Artem Bloshenko in the bronze-medal match of the men’s 100 kilograms on Thursday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Haga won the bout. | KYODO