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Rio 2016: USA on top of the world!

MEDAGLIE USASimon Biles (March 14, 1997, Ohio) is an American gymnast. After winning three consecutive world titles, she has won the gold medal in Rio in three different specialties: Team competition, individual competition and vaulting, as well as bronze in the recent test to the beam. She is the gymnast to win more world titles in history ever.
Michael Phelps (June 30, 1985, Maryland) is considered the greatest swimmer of all time. It was the first to win 28 Olympic medals, of which the last 12 years away from his first Olympics. In Rio just won the gold medal in all specialties for which he qualified, even getting the silver in the 100m butterfly. On August 12, he retired from the sport to take care of the family.
Katie Ledecky (March 17, 1997, Washington) is a swimmer specialized in freestyle, and the youngest athlete in the history of the US national team ever. She returns home from Rio with four golds and a silver, while leaving the unbeaten the Federica Pellegrini’s record in the 200m freestyle (1’52”98).

by Francesca Scialanga

 

 

 

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