Winning shot

The measure of success came in the form of a first Olympic gold for Colombia's triple jump world champion Caterine Ibarguen. The 32-year-old leaped a season-best 15.17m to beat Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas (14.98m).
The measure of success came in the form of a first Olympic gold for Colombia's triple jump world champion Caterine Ibarguen. The 32-year-old leaped a season-best 15.17m to beat Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas (14.98m).PHOTO: REUTERS
Usain Bolt.
Usain Bolt.

The measure of success came in the form of a first Olympic gold for Colombia's triple jump world champion Caterine Ibarguen. The 32-year-old leaped a season-best 15.17m to beat Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas (14.98m).

Tweetbits

Good start to the day @ManUtd #winnings

USAIN BOLT

The star sprinter watched Manchester United's 3-1 win over Bournemouth to pump himself up before his 100m final

And a great finish, too - congratulations, @UsainBolt! #MUFC

MANCHESTER UNITED A reply from the official Twitter account

As if we needed more reasons to worship @andy_murray: he just reminded John Inverdale that women are people, too.

J.K. ROWLING, British author of the Harry Potter series

Murray, when congratulated for being the first to win two Olympic golds, reminded BBC interviewer Inverdale that Serena and Venus Williams have four each.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 16, 2016, with the headline 'Winning shot'. Print Edition | Subscribe