Rio 2016 Olympics have ended, but the strong impression that a number of athletes and participating countries still remained in the hearts of many sport fans. Besides the legendary athletes from countries such as the US, Great Britant or Jamaica, many smaller countries that joining the Olympics was a success for them, had made many unbelievable things in Rio.Lets together with ILuv Sport list out all the athletes that had made those things come true:
1. Michael Phelps (swimming, USA)
He became the athlete that owns the most achievements in Olympic history with 23 gold medals, 3 silver medals and 2 bronze medals. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Phelps won 5 gold medals and 1 silver medal, become the most outstanding athlete of Olympic Games this year. During retirement notice, he did not stop crying.
2. Usain Bolt (Track and field, Jamaica)
Usain Bolt (Athletics, Jamaica): Athletes who was nicknamed “The fastest man alive” also won a lot medal during 2016 Olympic at Rio. He does not have opponents on the field with 100m and 200m. After attending three consecutive Olympics, Bolt won a total of nine gold medals, including 6 gold medals and 3 gold madel individuals teammates 4×100 m relay content.
3. Simone biles (Gymnastics, USA)
19-year-old athlete won 5 medals (4 gold and 1 bronze) at the Olympic game in Rio.
4. Adam Peaty (swimming, Great Britant)
He won a gold medal with the men’s 100 meters breaststroke with 57 seconds 13 times, and this is also the world record. In addition, he also helped the Britain’s team win the silver medal at swimming 4×100 m mixed. At age 21, Adam Peaty promises to be the new star in future.
5. Hoang Xuan Vinh (Shooting, Vietnam)
How he played is beyond the expectations of his country. He won a gold medal in the 10 meter air pistol and a silver in the 50 meter pistol competitions, being the first-ever from his country to win an Olympic gold medal.
6. Neymar (men’s football, Brazil)
24-year-old striker helped Brazil win the first Olympic men’s football gold medal. Neymar has spent the summer in 2016 to focus on implementing the above objectives. He also went in history with the fastest goal in Olympic Games, in the second 14 of the match against Honduras. After the win 5-4 against Germany in the penalty shootout in the final, Neymar cry due to too happy.
7. Joseph Schooling (swimming, Singapore)
Swimmer 21 years was greeted as a hero upon returning home from the Olympics in Rio. He beat Michael Phelps idol, winning gold medal of men’s 100m butterfly with a time of 50 seconds 39. This is also the record of this content in the Olympics. He became the idol of many boys in Singapore.
8. Elaine Thompson (Track and field, Jamaica)
She became the new queen from a short distance in track and field. At the Rio Olympics, Thompson has 2 gold content of 100 m and 200 m content. In addition, 24-year-old athlete winning silver medal in 4×100 m also women’s relay.
9. Ren Qian (diving, China)
15-year-old girl became the youngest athlete to win gold medals at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games Ren Qian overcome friend Si Yajie to win gold medals 10 m diving. In the finals, she ranked first with a total 493.25 points, while Si Yajie winning silver medal with 419.40 achievement.
10. Katinka Hosszu (swimming, Hungary)
Athletes who was nicknamed “Iron Lady” won a total of four medals, including 3 gold medals and 1 silver medal. She broke the 400 meters world record with a female mixed 4 min 26 sec duration 36. In addition, Hosszu also set the Olympic record of 200 m mixed content with the achievement 2 minutes 06 seconds 58.