Rio Olympics 2016: Live updates - day 15

Britain's Mo Farah added the 5000m title to the 10,000m crown he won earlier in the Games. Photo / AP
Britain's Mo Farah added the 5000m title to the 10,000m crown he won earlier in the Games. Photo / AP

Relive all the action of the penultimate day of the Rio Olympics as Nick Willis added a second medal to his Olympic resume, the 18th medal of the Games for New Zealand.

Earlier Lydia Ko extended New Zealand's record haul at the Olympics to 17 with a silver medal in the women's golf overnight.

Ko sunk a birdie putt on the final hole to secure the silver medal and finish five shots behind Korea's Inbee Park. If Ko had missed the putt she would have had to go to a playoff for silver and bronze with China's Shanshan Feng who was a further shot back.

Ko's silver medal wis New Zealand's ninth of the Olympics, more than double the previous best of four silver medals at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Eight of those nine silver medals have been won by females.

Nick Willis could add another medal to the New Zealand tally when he runs in the 1500m final at 12pm. Also taking place in the final day of the track and field is the women's high jump final, the men's 5000m final, women's 800m final and the two 4x400m relay finals.


- NZ Herald

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