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Faster, higher, stronger: Day 9 in Rio

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>> Tennis crowning a new Olympic king in Rio on Sunday. Britain's Andy Murray grabbing the Men's Singles title, his second in a row, after a punishing four hour match against Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro. And in gymnastics there's no stopping Simone Biles, the American making it three golds from three finals, beating World Champion Maria Polska of Russia on the vault.
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On the golf course a hair raising finale played to a lively crowd. Britain's Justin Rose taking the event's first Olympic gold in more than 100 years when he beat Sweden's Henrik Stenson with a birdie at the final hole. A rousing finish for an event that failed to bring in some of the sport's top players, who said they had scheduling conflicts or were worried about Zika.
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And history was made on the track. South Africa's Wade Van Niekerk running the fastest single lap in history to win the 400 Meter's gold in 43.03 seconds. Coming in a good five meters ahead of silver medalist Corani James. Finally, a personal moment poolside. China's He Zi didn't only win silver in the women's 3 Meter Springboard event.
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She also got a marriage proposal from her teammate Qin Kai, which she tearfully accepted.