And so it proved as Jorgensen powered clear to win in 1:56.16, 40 seconds clear of Spirig, who took silver , leaving Holland and Stanford duking it out for bronze . It was the culmination of a very focused four-year journey for Jorgensen , who is the star of USA Triathlon's Collegiate Recruitment Program. "I knew it would come down to me and Non, which was the worst thing ever because I wanted this to be us together".
Spain shot just 39% from the field, and US center DeAndre Jordan was the definition of a rim protector with four blocked shots and 16 rebounds. Even when we were losing to Australia, against the United States of America and against France in the group, I was happy with how the team was playing.
After they saw their names come up on the scoreboard, they huddled together, hugged and jumped up and down before grabbing their USA flags from the stands. Phelps showed his emotions after winning his last ever gold- medal with his team US members while also setting a new Olympic Record. Russian Federation plays Brazil in the other match at 10:15 p.m.
After a race in which she, Nia Ali and Brianna Rollins completed a first-ever American sweep of the medals in the 100-meter hurdles, Castlin used her platform to discuss a topic that has affected her deeply. The United States had such strength in depth this year that they could leave the world-record holder, Kendra Harrison, at home and still sweep the race.
Phelps, who now has 28 Olympic medals in total, had earlier told fans in a Facebook Live chat that Saturday would be the last time he graced the Olympic pool. "I've been able to do everything I've ever put my mind to in the sport and after 24 years in the sport, I'm happy with how things finished". "It's a nice number".
All eight have been accused of violating the Chicago Police Department's Rule 14, which prohibits police officers from giving false information. The release past year of official police reports that directly contradicted video evidence of McDonald's shooting by a white police officer turned a spotlight on longstanding concerns about a "code of silence" in Chicago's police force, in which officers stay quiet about or hide possible misconduct by colleagues.