RIO DE JANEIRO, August 10. /TASS/. Fifteen medal sets were awarded in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, August 9.
The Russian national team won two more medals on Tuesday, grabbing gold and silver.
Russian judoka Khasan Khalmurzaev won the gold Olympic medal in the category of men -81kg on Tuesday. In the final contest, Khalmurzaev, 22, defeated Travis Stevens of the United States. Bronze medals went to Takanori Nagase of Japan and Sergiu Toma of the United Arab Emirates.
The Russian Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Team won silver. Aliya Mustafina, Daria Spiridonova, Seda Tutkhalyan, Maria Paseka and Angelina Melnikova took silver with the final score of 176.688
The US team took gold (184.897), while bronze went to China (176.003).
Hoping for silver was difficult ahead of the competition after silver medal winners of the previous summer Olympics, Viktoria Komova and Ksenia Afanasyeva had dropped out of Rio Games because of injuries.
Top ten leaders countries by total medals (gold/silver/bronze)
1. U.S. - 26 (9/8/9)
2. China - 17 (8/3/6)
3. Hungary - 6 (4/1/1)
4. Australia - 9 (4/0/5)
5. Russia - 12 (3/6/3)
6. Italy - 9 (3/4/2)
7. South Korea 6 (3/2/1)
8. Japan - 14 (3/1/10)
9. France - 6 (2/3/1)
10. Thailand - 4 (2/1/1).