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RIO DE JANEIRO, August 9. /TASS/. Swimming, artistic gymnastics, sabre fencing, and rugby sevens were in the focal point of Day 3 of the Rio Olympics programme.
In sabre fencing, Yana Yegorian of Russia won gold in a bout with Sofya Velikaya, also of Russia, with the score 15:14. Velikaya became the silver medalist.
Russian men’s team in artistic gymnastics took silver in men’s team all-round.
Yuliya Yefimova of Russia took silver in the women’s 100 m breaststroke, with the Americans Lilly King and Katie Meili taking gold and bronze respectively.
Australian women’s team won gold in rugby sevens.
Top ten leaders countries by total medals (gold/silver/bronze)
1. U.S. - 19 (5/7/7)
2. China - 13 (5/3/5)
3. Russia - 10 (2/5/3)
4. Japan - 10 (3/0/7)
5. Italy - 9 (3/4/2)
6. Australia - 7 (4/0/3)
7. South Korea 5 (2/2/1)
8. Canada - 4 (0/1/3)
9. Britain - 4 (1/1/2)
10. Thailand - 4 (2/1/1).