USA Basketball Completes Gold Medal Rout at Rio Olympics

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, August 21st, in the Olympics’ final sports competition, the U.S., who have dominated the medal table since the Games began seventeen days ago, fittingly won the last gold medal of the 2016 Rio Olympics. At the sold-out 15,000-seat Carioca Arena 1 in Barra da Tijuca, the U.S. men’s basketball team overwhelmed Serbia 96-66 to win the team’s third straight basketball gold medal.

In winning the last gold medal of the Games, Team USA finalizes its dominance of the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?