NEWS

Olympics Today: Tuesday’s Schedule and Highlights Plus Day 10 Recap

Your need-to-know guide on day 11 of the Olympics.

16/08/2016 07:12 | Updated 16 August 2016

Day 10 was a little quieter than the madness that was the weekend but there were still medals of all colours bagged for Team GB.

Here’s everything you need to know...

Rio 2016 Day 10 Highlights

David Rogers via Getty Images
Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain riding Valegro after winning her gold
Alexander Hassenstein via Getty Images
Sophie Hitchon won bronze in the hammer throw
  • Laura Trott looks set for victory in the women’s omnium after ending day 10 leading the event at the halfway point.

  • Host nation Brazil won their second gold of the games with Thiago Braz da Silva’s men’s pole vault gold. The athlete bagged himself an Olympic record too, with a jump of 6.03m.

Race Ending Of The Games

Sometimes you’ve just got to do what you’ve got to do to win - and it certainly paid off for Shaunae Miller.

The Bahamas athlete managed to win the 400m gold in one of the most dramatic conclusions ever to an Olympic track and field event.

The Bahamas athlete literally beat favourite Allyson Felix of the US by an arms length. 

ANTONIN THUILLIER via Getty Images
Shaunae Miller went all in to win her women's 400m gold

In fact, Miller wasn’t the only one to end up on the floor on day 10.

Disaster struck when Joao Vitor de Oliveira crashed into the final hurdle of the 110m during his third heat.

But by some rather unorthodox (and somewhat painful-looking) means, the Brazilian still managed to get into the semi-final...

The Throwaway Comment That Hints At More

Mark Cavendish added fuel to the rumour of tension between himself and fellow Team GB cyclist Bradley Wiggins following his silver medal win on Monday night... 

Confusion Of The Day

The omnium cycling event ends with the points race - a 160 lap series of sprints.

But Brits at home were left thoroughly confused by the event...

 

The Photo That Shows That Dreams Really Can Come True

She borrowed Bradley Wiggins gold for this shot but Laura Trott went on to become the first GB woman to win three gold medal.

Best Moves Of The Games

Remember the absolutely excellent Kiribati flagbearer? 

Well David Katoatau was back showcasing more moves after competing in the men’s 105kg category...

Medal Table

Team GB Ones To Watch On Day 11

All times are in UK time.

  • Laura Trott will be competing in the women’s omnium starting with the time trial at 2.57pm and concluding with the points race at 9.05pm.

  • Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner will appear in the men’s keirin. The first round begins at 2.18pm, with the final at 10.20pm.

  • Becky James and Katy Marchant will compete in the women’s sprint. The first round begins at 2pm with the final at 9.44pm.

  • Boxer Nicola Adams takes on Ukraine’s Tetyana Kob in the quarter-finals at 3pm.

  • Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge face China’s Zhang Nan and Fu Haifeng in the doubles semi-finals of the men’s badminton at 2.40pm.

  • In gymnastics, Amy Tinkler contests the floor final at 6.47pm and Nile Wilson the horizontal bar final around 50 minutes later.

  • Giles Scott sails in the Finn race from 6.35pm.

  • Jack Laugher will compete in the in the men’s 3m diving from 2pm. The final is at 10pm.

  • Swimmer Jack Burnell will appear in the the 10km race from 1pm.

  • Robbie Grabarz and Chris Baker will compete in the men’s high jump. The final is from 12.30am on Wednesay.

  • Andrew Pozzi will run the 110m hurdles at 2.45am.

  • Laura Muir will run the 1500m at 2.30am.

The Best Of The Rest

  • Double gold medallist Simone Biles will compete in the final of the women’s floor gymnastics from 6.51pm.

  • This is the final day of the artistic gymnastics, with events beginning at 10pm.

We’re rounding up the win, fails and funniest moments of each day at the Rio 2016 Olympics. You can find it online or sign up for the Daily Brief email here.

Suggest a correction
Comments

CONVERSATIONS