It’s Good to be the King!

PALM DESERT, Aug. 9, 2016 – Lilly King’s pulsating win over the reigning World Champion Yuliya Efimova of Russia in the women’s 100 m breaststroke was one of the highlights of Monday’s action at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad.

The Sports Examiner has you covered for Tuesday’s 14 finals in eight sports:

  • Our unofficial team scoring has the U.S. widening its lead over China, with Italy and now Russia having a strong performance thus far;
  • Check out our previews of all 14 Tuesday finals, including the medal favorites in all four swimming events, including another men’s relay;
  • Tracking the American swim team’s performances at the Games vis-a-vis the Trials: the women came to Rio ready to rock!
  • Why didn’t the IOC “do something” about Rio? A look at the dilemma faced by the International Olympic Committee once it names a host city for the Olympic Games.

All the details are in a 17-page report that you can download and carry on your phone, tablet or desktop to keep you informed on today’s events in Rio! Click here for the PDF!

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Photo: Lilly King of the U.S. celebrates a gold medal swim after winning the women’s 100 m Breaststroke over Russia’s World Champion, Yuliya Efimova. (USA TODAY Sports/Rob Schumacher)