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RIO DE JANEIRO, August 15. /TASS/. The Russian national team has ascended from the sixth to the forth place in the unofficial team standing at the 2016 Summer Olympics after the ninth day winning 30 medals - 9 gold, 11 silver and 10 bronze.
The ninth day of the 2016 Olympic Games was the most successful for the Russian athletes with 7 new medals for the team.
Thus, the team won three gold medals: Greco-Roman wrestler Roman Vlasov excelled in the 75 kg weight category, Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won the gold medal in the women’s doubles tennis even, gymnast Aliya Mustafina won Olympic gold in uneven bars. The team also received two silver medals: gymnast Maria Paseka won the silver medal in women’s vault and Sergey Kamensky at the men's 50-meter rifle three positions event. Stefania Elfutina won the bronze medal in women’s RS:X windsurfing race, Denis Dmitriev - in sprint cycling.
Medals table top 10 - gold/silver/bronze/total
1. US - 26/21/22/69
2. UK - 15/16/7/38
3. China - 15/13/17/45
4. Russia - 9/11/10/30
5. Germany - 8/5/4/17
6. France - 7/8/7/22
7. Italy - 7/8/6/21
8. Japan - 7/4/15/26
9. Australia - 6/7/9/22
10. South Korea - 6/3/5/14
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games got underway in Rio de Janeiro on August 5. The closing day is August 21.