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.
But the world No. 2 managed to seal the victory in a match that lasted for 77 minutes, winning nine of the final 11 games to book a Round of 16 date with Anderson, who stunned French Richard Gasquet with a 6-2 6-4 victory. Before that, the 30-year-old Nadal had missed two months with an injured left wrist. "I was thinking, "Rafa please miss, I can not make a winner", he said of Nadal's fightback.
Talk about this awesome race on our messageboard: Odds that the U.S. drops the 4 x 100 stick in the next 45 minutes?? "The referee examined the video of the race and agreed that the USA runner was obstructed at the second exchange", a statement said .