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Rio Recap


Just a few great moments from America’s stellar and record-breaking performances  at the 2016 Rio Olympics. All photos are from Getty Images.

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time with 23 gold medals, 3 silver, and 2 bronze.
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Katie Ledecky is making a name for herself as a world record setter and breaker, and won more medals than any other woman at the Rio Games.
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Simone Manuel became the first African-American to win a gold in Olympic swimming, with a win in the 100 meter.
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Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kochian, and Gabby Douglas soared to worldwide attention and victory in women’s gymnastics.
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The American men’s and women’s teams won both 4 x 400 meter track & field relays, with English Gardener and Tori Bowie starring.
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Ashton Eaton became best all around athlete by winning the decathlon.
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America ended up with the most medals, 121: 46 gold, 37 silver, 38 bronze.

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