Wayde van Niekerk from South African Republic was named the best male athlete, winning gold in 400 m run. He did this in 43.03 seconds, setting a new world record.
The best female athlete was tennis player from Puerto Rico – Monica Puig. She became a real sensation of the Olympic tennis tournament, beating on her way prominent players like Garbine Muguruza, Petra Kvitova, Angelique Kerber. Puig has brought the first medal in the Olympic history, and it was gold.
As for the men’s team competitions ANOC noted Fiji rugby-7 team, which also brought the first gold to its country.
Among women’s team British team in grass hockey was marked, which also became Olympic champion of the Olympics.