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Russia retains 7th spot in unofficial overall medal standings after Olympics Day 3

August 09, 2016, 10:19 UTC+3 RIO DE JANEIRO

On August 8, the Russian squad won five medals

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RIO DE JANEIRO, August 9. /TASS/. Russia’s team ranks 7th in the unofficial overall team’s medal standings after the third day of the Rio Olympics. Russia has ten medals - two gold, five silver and three bronze.

On Monday, the Russian squad won five medals.

Russian shooter Vladimir Maslennikov secured a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle men’s event. Russian sabre fencer Yana Yegoryan (22) won the Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro after defeating her compatriot Sofia Velikaya in the final. Russian swimmer Yuliya Yefimova won silver in women's 100 breaststroke.

Russian men’s gymnastics team won the Olympic silver medal in men’s gymnastics team final.The Russian gymnasts scored 271.453 points losing to the Japanese (274.094). Chinese athletes were third (271.122).The Russian men’s gymnastics team comprised Ivan Stretovich, Nikolay Kuksenkov, David Belyavsky, Denis Ablyazin and Nikita Nagornyi.

The United States sits atop the medal standings after Day 3 in Rio with 5 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze medals. China is second (5/3/5) and Australia comes third (4/0/3).

The Olympic Games in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro will run until August 21.

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