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Top 5 Rio Olympic Performances by Female Athletes

Top 5 Rio Olympic Performances by Female Athletes

#5 Clarissa Shields (USA) - Boxing

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Gold Medal: Women's Middleweight 75kg

Quarter-finals: Shields 3 - Yakushina (Russia) 0
Semi-finals: Shields 3 - Shakimova (Kazahkstan) 
Final: Shields 3 - Fontijn (Nederlands) 0
* Shields is the back-to-back Olympic champion. She won EVERY round she participated in the Rio Olympics. 


#4 Katinka Hosszú (Hungary) - Swimming

• Gold Medal: 100m Backstroke (58.45s)
• Gold Medal: 400m Individual Medley (4:26.36) **WORLD RECORD**
• Gold Medal: 200m Individual Medley (2:06.58) *Olympic RECORD*
• Silver Medal: 200m Backstroke (2:06.05)


#3 Elaine Thompson (Jamaica) - Track & Field

Photo Courtesy of: Dekhasia.com

• Gold Medal: 100m (10.71s)
• Gold Medal: 200m (21.78 s)
• Silver Medal: 4x100m relay (41.36s)

* New owner of the crown: "Fastest Woman Alive"


#2 Katie Ledecky (USA) - Swimming

Photo Credit: westwoodonesports.com

• Gold Medal: 200m Freestyle (1:53.73)
• Gold Medal: 400m Freestyle (3:56.46) **WORLD RECORD**
• Gold Medal: 800m Freestyle (8:04.79) **WORLD RECORD**
• Gold Medal: 4x200m Freestyle relay (7:43.03)
• Silver Medal: 4x100m Freestyle relay (3:31.89)


Photo Credit: Lars Baron/Getty Images Sports/Getty Images

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#1 Simone Biles (USA) - Gymnastics
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• Gold Medal: Individual All-Around (62.198)
• Gold Medal: Team All-Around (184.897)
• Gold Medal: Floor Exercise (15.966)
• Gold Medal: Vault (15.966)
• Bronze Medal: Balance Beam (14.733)

Photo Credit: nbcolympics.com

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