Andy Murray of Great Britain won gold in Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Posted on:16 Aug 2016 18:14:02

Andy Murray of Great Britain won gold in Rio 2016 Olympic Games
16 August 2016 Current Affairs: Andy Murray of Great Britain won the gold medal in men’s singles tennis category in Rio 2016 Olympic Games  on 14 August 2016.To win the title, he defeated Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro 7-5 4-6 6-2 7-5 in the final match held at the Olympic Tennis Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

With the win, he retained the medal and became the first player to win two men's singles tennis gold medals in Olympics.

For him, it was also the 18th straight victory following his second Wimbledon title in July 2016.

For Del Potro, the silver medal winner, it was his second Olympic medal after a bronze at the 2012 London Games.


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