“You can’t choose what happens to you, but you can choose what you do about it, so I wanted to be brave and go out and run in an Olympic final and try my best. If you only care about your results, that really limits you. Say you race 10 times a year in the 1,500, that’s 40 minutes. You can’t let that define you.” -Nikki Hamblin
"I was really, really happy to be able to give this to my team, to help the team, I'm just happy for our success. And I'm particularly happy about having the gold medal around my neck." -Dzsenifer Marozsan
Congratulations to Maroulis on being the first U.S. woman to win gold in wrestling!
"You've gotta fight for your right to relay." -America
“I knew that I got the gold, but I just wanted to make sure that my other teammates medaled as well.” -Brianna Rollins
Rollins was the gold medalist in the U.S. podium sweep in the 100 m hurdles.
“I didn’t have to conform my body or my ideals or my looks to get where I am. I have a bronze medal and I was able to be myself, embrace my body, do the things I’m naturally fitted to do to help make my dreams come true.” -Sarah Robles
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“It’s many years hoping for one great moment. I am still in disbelief. I am still shaking.” -Sanne WEVERS
Congratulations to Wevers on being the first Dutch woman to win a gymnastics medal!
“At 40 kilometers I knew the gold was mine. At 35 kilometers I noticed that my other two teammates had dropped off and that gave me the motivation to carry on.” -Jemima Sumgong
Congratulations on being the first Kenyan woman to win the Olympic marathon!
“I’m doing it more for my country. This Olympics isn’t about me it’s about Puerto Rico and I know how bad they want this. This isn’t for me this is for them.” -Monica Puig
Congratulations to Puig on winning Puerto Rico's first ever gold medal and being the first unseeded player to win gold since 1988!
“I think it’s just standing up there on the podium, it’s addicting.” -Kim Rhode
Congratulations to Rhode on winning her sixth medal in her sixth Olympics!
Hi, I'm Jenna and I'm a sports fan! I've been avidly watching sports since 2011 because I found that by watching sports, I would be able to communicate with my dad and brother better. Ever since I got into sports, I've been able to enjoy myself more when I go to sporting events with my family.