Synchronized swimming debuts at Rio 2016 in a slate of five mid-morning sports on Sunday.
It’s preliminary duets free routine which gets us started, and USA pairing Anita Alvarez — from this writer’s hometown of the Town of Tonawanda in Western New York — and Mariya Koroleva represents the country’s shot at gold.
Two USA boxers climb inside the ropes on Sunday, with bantamweight fighter Shakur Stevenson making his much-anticipated debut against Brazilian boxer Robenilson De Jesus.
USA’s light welterweight Gary Russell will tangle with Wuttichai Masuk of Thailand a bit later.
Day 9 also continues in equestrian, team table tennis, and men’s field hockey.
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