Rio 2016 Mid Games Oglympics Report Card


Now that we’ve reached the mid-point in the 2016 Games, it’s time to do a status check on the performance of our Oglympians.

Gold Medals

Monica Puig


Monica Puig – Puerto Rico – Tennis

Monica won the gold medal in women’s tennis single becoming the first Puerto Rican athlete to win a gold medal in the Olympic Games.

Julia Lier

during the Men's Single Sculls Heat 1 on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Lagoa Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Julia Lier – Germany – Rowing

Julia and her teammates won the gold medal in Women’s quadruple sculls by passing the Netherlands with a late surge.

Aly Raisman

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 07:  Alexandra Raisman of the United States reacts after competing on the uneven bars during Women's qualification for Artistic Gymnastics on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Aly Raisman – USA – Gymnastics

Aly captained the US women’s gymnastic team to a record breaking margin of victory in the team competition.

Silver Medals

Jessica Ennis-Hill


Jessica Ennis-Hill – Great Britain – Track

Jessica Ennis-Hill finished second in the heptathlon to Belgium’s Nafissatou Thiam

Aly Raisman


Aly Raisman – USA – Gymnastics

Aly won a silver medal in the All-Around competition finishing behind teammate Simone Biles.

Yulia Efimova


Yulia Efimova – Russia – Swimming

Yulia won two silver medals finishing behind the United States’ Lily King in the 100m breaststroke and Japan’s Rie Kaneto in the 200m breaststroke.

Martina Hingis


Martina Hingis – Switzerland – Tennis

Martina won a silver medal in doubles tennis losing in the gold medal match to Ektarina Makarova and Elena Vesnina of Russia.

Still Competing

Colleen Quigley


Colleen Quigley – United States – Track

Colleen was one of three US steeplechasers to qualify for the finals which will be held Monday morning at 10:15am

Petrissa Solja


Petrissa Solja – Germany – Table Tennis

Petrissa and the rest of the German women’s Table Tennis team have advanced to the gold medal match which will be held Tuesday evening August 18th.

Isabelle Härle


Isabelle Härle – Germany – Swimming

Isabelle competes in the Marathon swim which will take place Monday morning Aug 15th at 8:00 am.

Penny Taylor


Penny Taylor – Australia – Basketball

Penny and her Australian teammates on the Opals have advanced past pool play and will meet Serbia on Tuesday Aug 16th in the women’s basketball quarterfinals

Aly Raisman


Aly Raisman – USA – Gymnastics

Aly will defend her 2012 London floor exercise gold on Tuesday Aug 16th.

Finished Competing

Zsuzsanna Jakabos


Zsuzsanna Jakabos – Hungary – Swimming

Zsusanna came in 10th in the finals of the 200m individual medley swimming finals. She also swam a leg on the German 4×200 freestyle relay but Germany failed to advance past qualifying.

Anouk Vergé-Dépré

Anouk Vergé-Dépré – Switzerland – Beach Volleyball

Anouk and her beach volleyball partner were eliminated by Germany in the round of 16.

Jade Barbosa


Jade Barbosa – Brazil – Gymnastics

Jade competed in both the team finals finishing 5th and the individual all around finals where an injury prevented her from finishing,

Eugenie Bouchard


Eugenie Bouchard – Canada – Tennis

Eugenie was eliminated in the first round of singles competition and the second round of double.

Great Britain Women’s Rugby Team


Great Britain Women’s Rugby Team

Great Britain lost to Canada in the women’s Rugby Sevens bronze medal match

Hope Solo


Hope Solo – United States – Soccer

Hope Solo and the US Women’s soccer team suffered their earliest loss ever in Olympic competition when they were eliminated in a shootout by Sweden in a quarterfinal game.

Ana Ivanovic

Serbia's Ana Ivanovic returns a ball to Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro in the women's tennis competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Ana Ivanovic – Serbia – Tennis

Ana lost in the opening round of women’s singles tennis to Carla Suarez Navarro.

Alex Morgan


Alex Morgan – USA – Soccer

Alex Morgan and the US Women’s soccer team suffered their earliest loss ever in Olympic competition when they were eliminated in a shootout by Sweden in a quarterfinal game.

Federica Pellegrini


Federica Pellegrini – Italy – Swimming

Federica competed in five events in Rio. Her best finish was fourth in the 200m freestyle.

In Summary

Oglympians have won 3 Gold Medals and 5 Silver Medals. If we were a country, the eight medals in total would place us 13th overall, behind the Netherlands but ahead of Spain. In gold medal count alone, the three medals would tie us with Spain for 13th place.

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