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RIO DE JANEIRO, August 8. /TASS/. Fourteen medal sets were awarded in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, August 7.
Michael Phelps of the United States won the men's 4x100M freestyle relay with a time of 3:09:92. France earned silver, and Australia secured the bronze.
US swimmer Katie Ledecky won a gold medal smashing her previous 400m freestyle world record with a time of three minutes, 56.46 seconds.
Russia has five medals - one gold, two silver and two bronze.
On Sunday, Vitalina Batsarashkina won silver in 10m air pistol women’s shooting at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Russia’s women archery team also won silver. Timur Safin of Russia won the bronze medal in men’s foil individual. Natalia Kuziutina secured the bronze Olympic medal in women -52kg judo contest. On Saturday, a 30-year-old judoka Beslan Mudranov defeated Yeldos Smetov of Kazakhstan on the first day of the Olympic competitions in the under 60 kg weight category and grabbed the first Olympic gold for Russia.
Top-3 leaders - total medals (gold/silver/bronze)
1. United States - 12 (3/5/4)
2. China - 8 (3/2/3)
3. Australia - 6 (3/0/3).