China’s Shi Tingmao and Wu Minxia on their way to gold in the women’s synchronised 3m springboard title. Photo: Reuters

Rio Olympics Day 2: drama, history, crashes and upsets – and China finally get some gold

China’s gold medal machine continues to churn with top marks for history-making Wu Minxia, while American phenom Michael Phelps earns his 19th gold and there were upsets in tennis and a horrifying crash in the women’s cycling road race

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China’s Shi Tingmao and Wu Minxia on their way to gold in the women’s synchronised 3m springboard title. Photo: Reuters
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