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? ba da ba ba ba ? good morning. solid gold. the u.s. women dominate the gymn proudly announce their new ckname to the world. >> we are the final five! >> in the pool michael phelps avenging one of the few losses of his olympic career in dramatic fashion. adding even more gold just an hour later. and katie ledecky strikes gold
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we're celebrating with all of them today wednesday, august 10, 2016. wonder woman is right there in the pool. we've got her in rio. >> get the gold medals ready again. >> no way anybody is going to catch michael phelps tonight. >> announcer: from nbc news this is a special edition of "today" lauer live from rio de janeiro, brazil and savannah guthrie live from rockefeller plaza. good morning. welcome to a special split edition of "today" from rio and new york on a wednesday morning. let me say thanks to the folks behind us because it is windy, wet and nasty here in rio this morning.
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have been so many gold medals won in day four. seven medals, four gold led by u.s. women. we had so much fun with them after we caught up with them after a big win. that interview just ahead. >> you were there for the competition and got to watch it. >> it was conor dwyer and townley haas are with us. stunning upset in tennis. serena williams is out. we will have all the olympic news in a moment. first we go back to new york. savannah, it is so nasty out i have no idea why hoda is
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i was like you are covering the winter olympics and hoda covering the summer olympics. >> we have a big political story. controversy erupting in the presidential race once again over a comment about gun rights from donald trump aimed at hillary clinton. question this morning, did he encourage supporters to engage in violence against her. the clinton campaign says yes close. we will sort that out just ahead. let's begin with the big night for team usa here at the rio olympics. >> an exciting night. after an impressive performance the u.s. women's gymnastics team once again are olympic champions and now have a new nickname, the final five. michael phelps continued his
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medals pushing his record total to 21. >> we are the final five. >> reporter: they call themselves "the final five". the gymnastics team crushing the competition. leading the way simone biles stunning the crowd with a near perfect floor routine. team captain aly raisman delivering an incredible performance on balance beam. off the vault. before cheering on madison kochon on uneven bars. gabby douglas gave her best performance of the game. in the pool michael phelps is back on top of the 200 butterfly. going head to head with his
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clos who defeated him in london but tuesday night phelps regains the gold. moments after winning phelps reminding the crowd that he is still number one. >> i don't want to say rezengve i wanted that race back. >> reporter: his family bursting into tears from the stands and teammates and coaches er differences hugging after the race. then kissing his mother, fiance and newborn son, boomer. phelps swimming the anchor leg of the 4 by 200 race style relay. wearing dwyer's cap after his
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into the water. u.s. swimming superstar katie ledecky managed to keep her perfect record in tact winning gold defeating sjorstrum. the u.s. women's soccer team flirting with disaster. hope solo failing to stop two goals in their match against colombia. in tennis serena williams knocked out by a ukrainian. the first time she will leave the olympics without a medal. bad night for serena but worth noting the u.s. women's soccer team still winning their group and will advance to quarter finals. taking a look at the medal count, u.s. remaining on top followed by china, japan and
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tennis superstars are back in action. ryan lochte swimming in his first individual race, 200 im and kerri walsh jennings and april ross in beach volleyball. >> shortly after "the final five" grabbed gold i had a chance to talk to simone aly raisman, gabby douglas, laurie hernandez. >> this time we had something big to celebrate. >> what does it feel like to have the gold hanging around your neck? >> i mean, it feels pretty heavy. we are very excited. it doesn't really feel real. we worked so hard. i had someone ask me if we
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favorite to win. it is the exact opposite. if anything we push ourselves more. >> 15.8. >> you guys didn't just win, you won huge. not even big. there is winning big and then winning huge. an eight-point spread. simone, did you guys think it would look like this when the final tally was made? >> honestly, yes and no, right? because prelims went so well and we felt like maybe it would be the same. then you can't control what the judges do. we just went out there and had fun. >> you nailed that last floor routine and it was over. >> that is an olympic gold medal winning moment. >> how does it feel to have that gold medal, girl? >> it feels so good. >> what did it feel like when
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you knew at that point you guys had won? what was that moment like for you? >> i felt relieved but very excited because laurie went up first and totally rocked it and then aly. >> wow. >> and then it was my turn to just finish it off. i was very proud of the whole team. >> let's clear up the tell me why "final five." >> because this is marta's last olympics. without her none of this would have been possible. so we kind of wanted to do it for her because she is there with us every day. and this is the last olympics where there is a five-girl team. the next is only a four-person team. >> you and gabby did something amazing today.
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you two have won two of them back-to-back. gabby, from your perspective what does that honor feel like? >> it feels amazing. making history is something so special and to have this unique bond with all of these girls and to represent usa as best as we could just feels amazing. >> you made history, baby. that is so gold before, at the olympic games it is rare you get to see someone's life change right in front of you. we got to witness it happening. describe how their lives will change. >> it will be crazy. a lot of attention. a lot of press. we always say the best competition to win is team competition because we get to celebrate together. when we get home we are doing a 36-city tour and travel the
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around little girls who look up to us. we were just like them. we were little. >> i remember like going to one of the tours and watching these two. >> they are so cute. i had the chance to sit with some of their parents. in the 8:00 hour we will get their reaction. you can imagine what that was like watching your kid doing so well. as we said a little earlier second gold in the games. jenna bush hager caught up with her after that race. >> 200 meter gold. >> reporter: leading others in her race katie ledecky capturing second gold in the game, a race proved exhilarating and exhausting. >> it hurt a lot.
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i think i got mad at myself and i was like i'm just going to get my hand on the wall. >> when you were up there we knew it was a tough race for you. does it make it that much sweeter? >> i think it does. i can see my family in the crowd t. was a great moment. >> some have said this is the ledecky era women's swimming. >> it's a great think that. i am blessed to be a part of such a great team. we are supporting each other and having a lot of fun. great to see usa racking up a lot of medals here. >> good for her. one thing is really clear, the aquatics stadium has been really good for team usa. >> it certainly has. conor dwyer won bronze in monday's 200 meter freestyle and
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haas were part of the relay. they are with us. hello. >> congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> you are on the deck. you lead things off. there is a lot of pressure. your teammates are saying. how did you feel? >> michael was asking for a strong start from us. we had some good leadoff so i was happy with michael's cap ripped. i think i'm the first one to have two caps swim two legs. >> you are 19 years old, freshman in college. there is a lot going on in your head. what did it feel like when you dove in the pool? >> incredible. it was amazing to be able to be
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the two that stand to watch lochte and phelps bring home the gold for you with you? >> it was amazing to me. it was my first gold medal, phelps' 21st. it was just unbelievable. >> it's always an awesome moment when you guys are up on the podium that very few of us will ever be able to experience. through your eyes, what is the energy like in the hear the anthem in. >> it is a dream come true. it's an amazing experience to be with three teammates and represent your country and make everyone proud at home. we felt all the love all week. we were really happy with the performance. >> when you talk at home the entire united states and chicago and richmond. were you aware that in the arena last night a lot of members of the u.s. men's basketball team
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did you see them? >> yeah. after we got out of the media center after we swam they came up and said hi which was really cool skblm cool. >> congratulations. we are so proud of you. we will have much more from rio just ahead. don't forget to catch primetime coverage of these olympic games including more swimming, let's send it back to savannah in new york. >> thank you so much. there is a big story dominating the presidential race this morning, donald trump accused of openly encouraging violence against hillary clinton with a comment made about gun rights. trump is pushing back against critics this morning. >> reporter: a senior campaign official acknowledges donald
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calling it totally ridiculous that anyone would see his remarks as an assassination threat but that is how some are interpreting donald trump's latest comments. donald trump now working to clean up another controversy after fresh fallout from these comments about hillary clinton. >> if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do folks. although, the second amendment people maybe there >> does that mean violence from gun rights advocates? trump's team insisting he is referring to voting. house speaker paul ryan after winning his primary in wisconsin looking for clarity from trump. >> you should never joke about something like that. >> reporter: trump tweeting pro second amendment citizens must organize and get out votes to save the constitution.
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comments far more sinister, what trump is saying is dangerous. elizabeth warren tweeting trump makes death threats because he is a pathetic coward who can't handle the fact that he is losing to a girl. the secret service saying he is aware of remarks. this clip from a clinton rally outside orlando. behind her the father of the man who killed 49 people at pulse night club in if that were me that would be a headline about trump. >> reporter: the clinton campaign saying she does disavow the support of the shooter's father who was not invited as a guest. watch for trump allies to go after clinton on that today and for trump to face more questions about his second amendment remarks. he says he is referring to the
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advocates. some argue it sounds like he was talking about what happened after clinton was elected and not before. our new polling in several blue collar battle ground states show he is trailing her and a national poll has clinton leading trump by 16 points. a scathing justice department report says baltimore police officers routinely discriminate against excessive force and are not adequately held accountable for the misconduct. the records launched after the death of freddie gray. the report faces much of the problem to the 1990s when the decision was made to pursue zero tolerance enforcement. that's the news at 7:18. we go back to rio and matt, al and hoda.
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the weather. we know what it is like here. >> just about as bad along the gulf coast today. panama city beach, florida. we are looking at rough weather. cars flooding out. we have businesses under water, several inches of rain, about a month's worth of rain in two nights and there is more on the way. you can see from new orleans to panama city beach heavy rain and thunderstorms. between now and could be looking at 10 to 15 inches of rain including new orleans. flash flooding possible into friday. we will continue to watch this very closely.
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as many of you are heading off to school only a slim rain chance this morning. after school the rain chance will be a lot more. 50% around 3 pm and 60% by the evening and scattered clouds with a high of 88. rain chance goes down to 50% tomorrow. that's your latest weather. you know what you don't want for dessert today? cake by the ocean.
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>> rough day here in rio. coming up, a unique view of the final five gold medal win through the eyes of their parents. and nastia liukin puts the win in perspective. >> and is it ever okay to boo at the olympics?
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we're back now 7:30 on a wednesday morning. 8:30 in beautiful rio de janeiro. not quite so beautifuln a storm has blown in. still have nice people out on the plaza away from home. >> doesn't look like they care at all about the weather. let's get to today's olympic headlines. it was gold medal number 20 and 21 for michael phelps last night. he pulled out a slim victory in the 200 meter butterflies and
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relay touching the wall nearly three seconds ahead of the silver medal winning team. >> serena williams is leaving rio earlier than expected. the top seed and defending champion was upset by a player from ukraine last night. 6-4, 6-3. and the u.s. women's gymnastics team captured gold for the second straight olympics. >> lightning fast so she can just explode up into the air right here. >> led by simone biles, the heavily favored americans put up the highest total score in every event and won by more than eight points.
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final five" here is nastia liukin. please put this into perspective. when we see like an eight-point spread you think wow. describe how big of a win that was. >> best ever. they went out right from the start and didn't make any mistakes and just were like a steam roller, tiny steam rollers coming down the olympic gymnastics floor. you have someone like simone biles who is arguably in my female gymnast that has ever been. it was remarkable. >> you guys weren't too shabby in your day. three members of this team are going to experience something now. two of them have experienced it before. what is that going to be like for them? >> i think what is most special is they wake up and realize it wasn't just a dream. their dreams they have been
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girls just came true. waking up and seeing your olympic gold medal on your night stand is special. they have finals. they have individual all around finals and event finals. >> speaking of individuals did you see anything from a trained eye, did you see anything that makes you think things will turn otdifferently for the women in their individual event? >> no. absolutely not. for simone biles, as i said, i think she will come you have someone like aly raisman who was the olympic champion in 2012 on floor exercise. i don't think she can beat simone. >> what about the men? their individual competition starts today. they are coming off disappointment in the team competition. >> i think for them hopefully this will be redemption.
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he has to be consistent. if he is consistent and is able to make the routines he absolutely has a shot at a medal. >> it will be great. thanks so much. >> we have more of hoda's interview with "the final five" coming up and the men's individual all around final is later today with the women's all around tomorrow. check it out. after two days off the competition resumes on women the uneven bars and the vault. >> next monday the men's finals on the steel rings and vault and women on vault and uneven bars. things wrap up next tuesday with men's parallel bars and high bar finals and women's floor exercise finals.
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>> they were booing every time the americans served the ball. >> never seen anything like that. >> it has kier simmons asking what gives. >> the entire crowd was booing. every time they were trying to serve. olympic officials have said competitors need to stop criticizing each other over doping allegations. from spectators booing and athletes in open revolt over doping allegations. lilly king accusing russian. >> you are shaking your finger number one and you have been accused of drugging. >> accusing chinese competitor
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>> fans want to see fair play and respect. >> the start of several swimming events today by the anti doping protests of fans themselves. >> i can't remember hearing boos at olympics just not a part of the scenery no matter how the crowd feels about the athletes. >> and doping allegations have some fans hope solo the focus of jeering chanting "zika" resulting from this picture she tweeted. and shooting and in beach volleyball usa versus brazil our cameras catching this woman who
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she says to destabilize the americans. >> you can hear them every serve. >> i don't agree with the booing ever in the olympics. >> kind of hard to be heard here. the competitors just have to stay focussed. >> we boo in brazil when we are trying to send them bad luck. >> u.s. fans say it is disrespectful. >> it's just part of the game. >> brazilians booed their own soccer team. pressure to win testing the olympic spirit. >> the russians and chinese defend their athletes. the chinese are furious at the way their competitor was being treated. you heard the booing. >> i had not heard anything like
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welcome back. let's head to our rio orange room. hey, billy. >> i'm outside, the rain and wind is picking up. i would open my umbrella but the next thing you would see is the bottom of my shoes. just a day ago phelps' icy stare down lit up the clos came in fourth. phelps celebrating the finger. lilly king taunted her russian competitor. king's move was a statement against her being allowed to
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test. this picture of le clos. robert writes leclos but no cigar. celebrating in the stands after they got a chance to meet phelps and the rest of the men's relay team and took a bunch of selfies. diandre jordan all time, tough to deny with 21 goals. all this action, like seeing boomer in the stands. >> there are very few people who have the right to do it. people like michael phelps have the right to do it. just ahead, party of one. why this team usa athlete had to throw his own opening ceremony.
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it's 8:00 on "today." the gold standard. as the u.s. women's gymnastics team dominates in the all around final. >> we are the final five. >> hoda catches up with the olympic champions and their families moments after the victory. >> tell me what you are looking for. >> they are like you can do it and you are like i can do it. >> michael phelps and katie ledecky rack up more gold medals for team usa. long road to rio. u.s. women's swim team captain
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her battle with depression. >> we use the mentality all through life. i think now i realize you can never get through life alone. >> how her friend and fellow swimmer michael phelps helped her persevere. it's not easy being green. why the athletes going for gold are seeing a very different color at the olympic diving pool today wednesday august 10, 2016. [ cheers and applause ] >> we're in rio. >> we are here in rio celebrating usa women's
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welcome back to a special split edition of "today" on this wednesday morning. 9:00 in rio. it's 8:00 on the east coast of the united states. if you didn't join us in the last hour, different kind of weather day here in brazil. >> we have a lot to get to. savannah is back in new york. i have to tell you, if we are a little groggy this morning, al >> green sign down when you want the meat to come. >> this was meatpalooza. >> they brought over ribs that took over the flint stones car. >> it was incredible. it was wild. we are bringing you some home in a doggy bag. >> thanks so much.
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[ laughter ] >> it's still your turn. >> it's still your turn. i thought you was talking about hoda's birthday. >> we was going to ask you if you had something to talk about and then we were going to come back. >> now we have been apart for a week and not on the same wave length anymore. >> welcome back to breakfast with the it was hoda's birthday yesterday. not only did she get to celebrate with the final five, they got to celebrate hoda. ? happy birthday to you ? ? happy birthday to you ? ? happy birthday dear hoda ? ? happy birthday to you ? >> that's a gold medal happy birthday. thank you so much. >> that was such a sweet thing.
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girls. we have something really cool for you guys on tap for tomorrow. guess who is coming out here, country stars the band perry will join us in rio, a special live concert. >> that is so cool. just ahead this morning, if you want to see the world you are in luck. joe martin is here with a special travel edition of steals and deals to help you make your comfortable. i think she is going to play pin the tail on the dunky. a lot to get to. let's start with headlines of the games from the xxxi olympiad. peter alexander is in olympic park. >> reporter: must be something in the water. walking out of the aquatics center one fan said that was insane. he was right. what an unforgettable night.
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so many american flags. this morning so many hoarse voices. katie ledecky does not disappoint. >> redemption in rio. >> he did it! michael phelps regaining gold in the 200 meter butterfly. >> look who is back on top. >> the win coming four years after an agonizing split second phelps who earned his 20th goal explaining what made him laugh during the medal ceremony. >> my boys from boston were down at the other end and back in maryland we all say "o" for the orioles during national anthem. i hear them roar and i knew where it came from. >> reporter: the celebration
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3-month-old son boomer in the stands. >> no way anybody is going to catch michael phelps tonight. >> phelps with another gold, his 21st anchoring the men's 4 by 200 freestyle relay. >> getting that gold medal on that relay again means everything. >> earlier on an epic night for american swimmers katie ledecky extending her winning streak. >> that is what you call >> reporter: holding off in the 200 meter freestyle. >> i was not going to let it go. >> for gymnasts dominance was never in doubt. >> get the gold medals ready again. >> reporter: the powerful u.s. women's team led by simone biles twisting, turning, tumbling their way to gold. the americans beating russia by
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>> that's what a champion looks like. >> reporter: mind boggling record in the sport typically decided by fractions. in judo after a great run american travis stevens still seeing silver lining in silver medal after emotional loss to a russian in gold medal match. >> i am hoping people saw my performance and get inspired to >> reporter: a colorful mystery in rio. the water in the diving pool going from blue to dark green overnight. organizers don't know why it happened but insist the water is safe for the athletes. you have to feel for the divers imagine that conversation we don't know why it is green but you are totally good. here is where things stand on medal count today.
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china and russia trailing behind. there are 20 more medals up for grabs at the pool including women's 4 by 200 freestyle relay. men's 100-meter freestyle. gymnastics individual all around. and kerri walsh jennings and april ross will face off with the swiss. likely to be wet >> thank you very much. what else is in the headlines? for that we send it back to savannah in new york and will handle the timing better. >> so glad that earlier part wasn't on tv. in the news this morning we will talk politics, donald trump dealing with new front page controversy insisting he was urging gun rights advocates to organize and vote when he made this comment about hillary clinton and second amendment.
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judges nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people maybe there is, i don't know. >> clinton's running mate tim kaine accused trump of being violent and senator elizabeth warren tweeted trump is a pathetic coward. a woman was shot and killed during role play exercise. about 35 civilians taking part in citizens police session. one woman chosen at random chosen for demonstration was hit with a live round. the officer involved has been placed on leave while the state's department of law enforcement investigates. police are investigating what may have been gun fire last night during a pixel demonstration to mark second anniversary of deadly police shooting of michael brown.
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witnesses say shots were fired sometime after someone was hit by a car. there were no reports of anyone being hit by bullets. the michael brown shooting in 2014 led to nationwide protests and a federal investigation that found patterns of racial bias in ferguson police. ricktt four more locally transmitted cases of zika. that brings the total to 21. at a news conference governor scott slated for emergency funding from washington. hillary clinton visited a miami clinic and called on congress to return from recess to pass a zika bill. when you are on a boat off the coast of massachusetts you are probably hoping to catch a
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see this, a dog all by himself paddling in the atlantic ocean. passengers tried to rescue the dog themselves but couldn't. they managed to flag down a fishing boat. the dog apparently fell from another ferry earlier that day. so they got him. happy ending. back to matt and savannah and al in rio. >> that makes us all smil taking the athletes village by storm and it is not pokemon go. and what it was like to be the parents of the final five watching as their kids struck
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we are back in rio on this wednesday morning. the u.s. women's gymnastics team hoda scored a coveted ticket to the event. >> i got to sit right near the families of the final five. those parents are unsung heroes of this journey. ? come on girls, let's show them how >> reporter: the strongest, the fastest and nearly flawless. >> that is the look of a champion. >> reporter: last night five gymnasts made history and the world watched. combination of lifetime of effort by this crew and their support team. standing by every step, leap and bound of the way. >> what does it feel like watching your girl up there?
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i thought i was going to faint a couple of times. other than that just incredible. >> when you need something tell me what you are looking for when you see your folks. >> it is just that extra support. to be at the biggest competition of my life is such an amazing thing i feel like we went through it together. >> they are like you can do it. i can do it. >> i knew where your mom and dad >> my mom has never sat with my dad at a competition. >> why? >> she gets too nervous, i think. >> it is called agony. >> the best reactions in the business. >> aly, your parents are hysterical. your parents are memes and everything. would you please describe what you are doing? >> i have no idea. i really don't know.
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i don't know what they are doing. >> i walked up to this guy and said i love the t shirts, you have the simone biles faces there. who are you here to see and he said that is my sister. >> it's your good luck charm. >> she >> simone, you have a posse. you have a brother with the cutouts. >> he face timed me the night before and said i am finding the "today" show and i am going to be on it. i said whatever. the next morning he text me and said i told you i was going to be on it. i did it. >> your mom and dad, they kissed after you nailed one of your routines and i walked up to them and i said --
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kiss? >> you did it. >> no pda. they need to stop that. it's very cute. >> reporter: there was one more who led them to the podium. coach marta karolyi retiring this year. the team named themselves "the final five" in her honor. >> without her none of this would have been her. >> reporter: thanks for all who share these five are members of an exclusive club and a new kind of family. >> it's so amazing to share it with these girls. kind of like i won a gold medal with my family. >> the families are super close because they are hanging on to each other and praying and hoping together. it was something special oo be
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>> and all of the sacrifice they have made over the years. >> certainly. >> that's great. now time for a special olympics edition of what is trending today. you ready? let's go. >> have you ever wondered what olympic athletes do in their down time? we might have the answer. some of them are looking for love on tinder. matches have surged 129%. that according to daily mail. ac 64%. among users we hear ryan lochte. he told gq he signed up after hearing winter olympians were using it in sochi. >> allegedly his girlfriend is down here with him, too. he better be using it very carefully. >> that didn't go over well. >> triathlete could not make it
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camp in arizona. he decided not to pout. here is what he did instead. ? >> good for him. he staged his own opening ceremony complete with the olympics theme. fans cheered him on and ben told todam way to celebrate the moment even though she wasn't there. >> that is the olympic spirit. time for pop start. let's turn to mr. bush. >> here we go. we are tracking stars cheering on the athletes both here in rio and back at home. first matthew mcconaughey at different events. he got into it. totally fired up.
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he was clapping and pointing. a lot of pointing. >> then yesterday matt took a rugby match and posed with the women's team. one woman was so thrilled she captioned the photo using the hashtag dying. another oscar winner taking in the sights, eddie redmayne. eddie jumping to his feet and cheer wg his wi he said they both feel really lucky to be in rio. saw him in a restaurant the other day. he is really low key. chris pratt is back at home on his instagram shared a video of his wife and son jack watching simone biles. when simone aces the routine anna and jack drop the mic
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chris said the family is proud of all the athletes. no booing in the pratt house. that is your pop start. for more stories check out today's facebook page. >> thank you very much. how about a check of the weather? >> they are now postponing olympic rowing due to the weather. it's rough out there. absolutely. let's show you watt we have going on at least as far as the rest of the weather. hot and humid. 49 million people under some heat index over 105 degrees spreading into the east. boston will have the hottest weather of the year. new york city heat advisories tonight into tomorrow. heat indexes well over 100 degrees across a as many of you are heading out to school today only a slim rain chance this morning, thank goodness. now, after school the rain
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and 60% by the evening. scattered clouds with a high of 88. rain chance goes down 50% tomorrow and 40% friday. today's olympic moment is sponsored by wal-mart. save money, >> this is today's olympic moment. a tennis great the victim of a stunning upset. >> she's one of the biggest tennis stars in the world and one of the most decorated olympians in her sport with four gold medals to her name serena williams has played along side
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beijing and london. >> the most decorated tennis olympian of all time. >> reporter: where she clinched her first gold in singles. >> gold medal goes to serena williams. >> i can't even. i have a gold medal in singles sblmpt dehere in rio serena was hoping to add to that total but a stunning first round loss sunday in doubles. >> for the first time in their cares sisters lose a first round exit. >> then another tuesday in the third round of singles play. >> sense of upset in the air. >> running an abrupt end to her dream of gold. serena holding back tears in what may likely be her last olympic games. >> one of the great champions ever. >> it was kind of stunning to
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>> a lot of people wonder what will happen at the u.s. open. just ahead the personal struggle that allison schmitt had to overcome and the superstar who gave her a helping hand. we took jill martin and steals and deals on the road to rio. everything you need for your next vacation. first a look at incredible
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i remember when i started painting the sistine chapel, people thought i was crazy. they were like, mikey you can't spend 4 years painting the ceiling, and i was like, you can now! just like this morning, when i went to chick-fil-a for breakfast, people were like, you can't eat chicken for breakfast and i was like, you can now! turns out the new egg white grill is delish.
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try the new egg white grill from chick-fil-a. it's all happening on "toda "today." tomorrow the last chapter in the rivalry. a preview of phelps, lochte in rio 2016. today is ? we are back now 8:30 on a wednesday morning. 10th of august, 2016. you are listening to one of brazil's most popular samba groups. chances are you have seen and
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>> out here on a little bit of a rainy day at the copacabana beach. we are not complaining, are we? [ cheers and applause ] [ chanting "usa" ] . >> we introduce you to the men's rugby team. >> if all of this olympics talk makes you wish you were on a beautiful day. >> like today -- >> just like this. jill martin has steals and deals for you. >> this is one of them right here. this is gold and rainy. >> brazilian food with a french flare. we will meet the chef who is serving up delicious culinary matchups.
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>> he won gold in london. he is back for more in rio. how are you? good to see you. >> you are defending olympic champion in your event. you look okay. how are you doing mentally as your competition is about to get started? >> i feel good. >> it's been a lot of time we have been here sharpening up skills and getting mentally prepared. >> you have such a great life going. you have a gorgeous family. you have a -- >> two months tomorrow. >> what is it like? how laz it changed the way you compete knowing you have the family behind you. >> no more naps in the afternoon. late nights and very early mornings a lot of purpose
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wrestling arena. i'm excited they are all coming down monday. >> they are? >> what is the mental part of this? >> we all know the physical part. >> it is really about preparation. confidence from not only abilities but people that you surround yourself with. i have a great team of coaching staff. training staff at home. i just work hard. i work hard and believe in the things that they have done and the positions that the in. they are care takers of my dreams. they put me in the right position and then i go and kick butt. >> because of you wrestling is enjoying a resurgence in the united states. saw the young men and women, too. what does it take? >> it takes a lot of discipline but it is built throughout your competition in sports. i started wrestling when i was 5 years old. since then i have developed a
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i'm excited. i got a lot more. >> we don't get to see a lot of these athletes but once every four years. i remember now vividly that you have this amazing attitude. pleasure to be around you again. good luck to you. >> absolutely. >> you will. mr. roker. >> time are ready. first the new name for the final gymnasts is "the final five." next, the phrase we use when top swimmers face off dual in the pool.
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>> and usa basketball's nickname "the dream team." and that's portuguese class. >> how would you say jordan
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today's olympic start is sponsored by kellogg's. what gets you started? >> and this morning on today's olympic starts the remarkable story of allison schmitt. >> we have jenna bush hager with more on >> 26-year-old allison schmitt won three gold medals in london. it is hard to believe her depression nearly kept her out of the pool for good. >> there has been times in practice that i have never made in my life. mentally i think i'm stronger
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>> reporter: today allison schmitt is feeling. >> she didn't make the national team the next year and didn't make it the next year. four years later to be on an olympic team, that is perseverance. >> purerseverance mostly outside the pool. as soon as my alarm went off i knew it was time for practice. my thoughts were when can i get back in the bed. >> her battle with depression nearly ended her swimming career. a place that i love, a sport that i love and diving every time and fail. i didn't know what else to do. >> allison started seeing a psychologist in early 2015 but it was just the beginning of a
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got that phone call. it was shocking knowing that my younger 17-year-old cousin killed herself. had such a promising future, had just came back from visiting a division i school. >> she in many ways was like you, outwardly happy helping others which is what a lot of your teammates have said about you. >> if there is one thing that i can her and let her know that there is light at the end of the tunnel. >> april's death was a wakeup call for allison. she needed to find light at the end of her own tunnel. >> would never share when she was in a bad mood. >> michael phelps, allison's long-time friend teammate and room mate knew she was struggling.
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hole. i didn't want to see her go through some of the things that i went through. >> as an athlete allison says sharing her burden didn't come easily. >> we are taught at a young age to push through anything. i think we use that mentality all through life. i think now i realize you can never get through life alone. >> with phelps by her side and an agreement to take things day by day allison kept going. like a medal for you. >> what i care about is myself and the people around me. my whole circle of friends and family. if i can make them proud and finish rio proudly that is what will make me happy. that is what will cap off the past four years. >> i can't wait to watch her race. she said this has created a
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she wants to work to spread awareness about depression and help others. >> i'm sure a lot of people thought if she can do it i can do it. >> it is important that we speak out about the fact that she is a strong athlete taught to keep on. >> she is in the pool tonight. >> can't wait. we are back with much more in a moment from rio.
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you came all the way with your stuff. >> i want to start with the first thing which our producers travelled in to test everything out. not in but with. >> in would have been odd. >> this is olympia luggage. it is a three piece set. >> we have been there. >> wesley. >> come out. it's a three piece set. 21 and expandable. retail $500. deal $125 for all three. these. these are cute. >> passport holders. retail $55. deal $15. 70% off. >> i brought candles with me for my hotel room. >> i travel with candles.
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today's athlete to watch is sponsored by citi, proud partner of team usa, proud sponsor of progress. >> and we are back with today's athletes to watch. one of the sports making a return to the olympics this year is rugby. >> we love that. the u.s. men's team kicked off the competition on tuesday with a win over brazil and loss to
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today. craig melvin has a closer look at the sport and the team. >> good to be here. i wish the weather was better. they should have won the game. england popular all over the world rugby has not been a part of the olympics since 1924. the teams that won gold that year, the americans were defending champs. this year's team has been training hard. it'sn game. if you have ever seen a rugby match there is not much that looks gentle. under the bright california sun america's best rugby players come together in the hopes of defending a legacy. the u.s. was the last country to win olympic gold. in the 1924 games in paris. that was 92 years ago and a slightly different game. traditional rugby has 15 players
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played over two 40-minute halves. each team gets seven players and halves last just seven minutes. more room to run and quicker pace often means higher scoring matches ideal for speedsteres on team usa. he was trained to become an olympic sprinter. radar? >> never, ever. i never thought i would play rugby. >> another star on the team, perry bacon, a former arena football player he has become a rugby sensation. joining the team after resigning with new england patriots is nate. he played rugby in college before switching over to football. now he is hoping to get a gold
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>>la runni standpoint it is way more strain. >> we got to watch them work out and work the world when playing well. >> that is madison hugh. he is also team captain. >> to get a better grasp i ask the guy to g unique vocabularies. the scoring is similar to american. >> there is a kick after called conversion attempt. there is the rock. >> as he gets tackled he reaches back and presents the ball to
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it's how play starts again after the ball goes out of bounds. and let's not forget the scrum. it's when players bind up and go head to head after an infraction to try to push each other off the ball. >> average american doesn't know a great deal about the sport of rugby. what would you have them know before >> i think don't get caught too much in how much you don't know. >> i couldn't leave without challenging rugby's fastest man to a foot race. america's rugby team hopes to leave opponents in its wake on its way to gold. >> i would have won that. >> by the way, pitch again this afternoon against world number
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we may see french food in brazil. first on a wednesday morning this is "today" on nbc. i remember when i started painting the sistine chapel, they were like, mikey you can't spend 4 years painting the ceiling, and i was like, you can now! just like this morning, when i went to chick-fil-a for breakfast, people were like, you can't eat chicken for breakfast and i was like, you can now! turns out the new egg white grill is delish. so you know who is not crazy... that guy. chicken for breakfast, it's not as crazy as you think.
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in rio, a brazilian dinner with a french twist. >> he jumped at the chance to come to brazil and he and his tropical french cuisine call brazil home. good morning. >> you can smell this. what is this, grouper? >> grouper and >> i bring the sauce with onions, garlic. it's a red. i will put it now anyway. >> you put a lot in. >> a lot. you are getting like orange, red. beautiful. >> beautiful. >> when you take the grouper you
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you want it to be a hot pan. >> exactly. salt, pepper and in france we love butter. >> how long does that have to cook in the pan. >> pretty quick. >> very quick. >> welcome back. >> very, very easy to do at home. very easy. you have to do the sauce. >> could you substitute another fish for >> you can put salt, for example. you can put -- >> the sauce that goes on top to plate it, is that raisins? >> garlic, onions, butter. >> this is what that looks like when it cooks down?
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show us how you would plate this. >> you have the banana on the base. >> we are getting forks ready. >> thank you. you have the fish. >> and the sauce. >> the sauce. it's like sweet and sour. >> amazing. >> unlike mr. lauer. >> we are going to taste --
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good morning. i'm gene ramirez. we are following breaking news at 8:79 out of dover. one person is dead after a shooting at the intersection of m.l.k. boulevard andphobe -- forbes road. this is video over the scene. deputies are working the scene, working an investigation there. they tell us the shooting may be a altercation between two drivers. drivers should avoid this area. we want to check in with meredith to get around this for the morning commute. 574 is closed. so use u.s. 92. see here, very heavy traffic in the area. i-4 looks fine. if that is convenient for you, your best route. here is your forecast. the good news, we're dry this morning.
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center. 76 degrees. throughout the day today. showers near the coast and could she hefty tropical-type downpours this afternoon and evening. a 60% chance and 88. drier by the weekend. >> announcer: from nbc news this is a special edition of "today's take" with al roker, natalie morales and the olympic games in rio de >> hola and welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning august 10th 2016. these guys are tight. that is a tight samba group. nobody better. they were doing a little tour. they are hot, red hot.
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>> been a little bit of a rough day. they have already postponed olympic rowing because of the weather. >> it is winter here. it is winter. you will get days like this. then it will be 85 and sunny tomorrow. >> this is the first day we have had like this and the next several days will be spectacular. >> i have been sitting here every day sweating through my shirt. >> i think today i will make it. >> you and i will not be today. >> have you had acai here? this is the antioxidant drink here. this is where acais are from. >> it will all come out on me at once. >> u.s. women's gymnastics team won gold in the all around team competition by a massive margin. simone biles look at this.
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aly raisman. >> nailing it. >> perfect. gabby douglas. there we go. there is aly. she is terrific. >> madison kocian. >> what about laurie hernandez? she sends a selfie to her brother. he takes a selfie with her gold medals on because she is so excited and sends it to her brother who goes straight to his instagram account sfrmpt k. they have a nickname for her, human emoji. when she is performing her whole face, her whole body just lights up. amazing. >> her brother said on instagram the same little girl doing flips on my bed at 6 years old now has a gold medal. remember to give god his glory in all this. >> how about the new nickname,
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because marta karolyi who has been sort of the heart and soul and part of the whole selection committee, as well. she is retiring now after so many years pushing the olympic teams through. so it's in honor of her. >> and again -- shannon miller was part of the magnificent seven and then super then fierce five. >> terrific two before you know it. >> pretty soon it will just be biles. simone biles and her teammates are big fans of zac efron. saying of course i'm watching the final five dominate the floor. >> the little heart, too. >> he has the shirt and doing it
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here in rio. michael phelps winning 20th and 21st gold medal. we were watching at a bar here in rio. bars are everywhere. copacabana beach. chad le clos the big rivalry because le clos won in london. phelps with a finr around the world. >> double finger wag. >> viewers from new york -- >> look how far ahead. le clos placed fourth. >> lilly king started this yesterday when she was doing number one back and forth. now phelps did it. phelps did one of these. he did this thing. like feel the love.
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i say hats off to the man. oldest swimmer at 31 years old. i think it's okay. >> he deserves that. >> last time around he would run in the stands and kiss his mom. now he kisses hi fiance, his 3-month-old son, boomer. >> boomer is going to be in the pool at some point. with a name like that. >> great basketball. he will have greatness. >> he even got emotional when he was up there on the podium. this is for him the butterfly is his signature event. getting that gold medal back had to be special. he won his 21st medal with the men's freestyle relay. this is conor dwyer, townly haas and phelps hat ripped.
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dwyer supplying his cap and a little extra luck, as well. you notice did you see the whelms on his body, the circles? well, cupping. that's from that therapy that we tried yesterday. you tried it out. >> the opposite of massage. you pull instead of -- a little calf cramp yesterday i ran like a gazelle for me down copacabana. >> what is good is you feel good about yourself. >> i ran like a gazelle. >> seriously. like a gazelle. >> ryan lochte becomes tied for the second most swimming medals in u.s. history. he got his 12th last night.
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trying out to be a villain on james bond. has the look. >> he is very handsome and now with the hair. >> wondering with all the chlorine in the pool what color does that turn? >> didn't work out well for the joker. i have a game for you guys. who has more gold? michael phelps took home two more gold medals yesterday numbers 20 a playing who has more gold. michael phelps or argentina throughout its entire olympic history? >> good one. i'm going with phelps. >> phelps has more. he has 21 medals. argentina 19 in their entire --
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>> little late. did they cup your brain? you are thinking like a gazelle. michael phelps or the number of golden oscar nominations that meryl streep has? >> phelps. >> this is so close. i will say meryl streep with 23. >> phelps. meryl has 19 nominations. if you can tell me how many oscars >> three. >> excellent. you get a point. who has more gold, michael phelps or the number of seasons golden girls on tv. >> fephelps. >> 11 seasons. are we including reruns. who is older b arthur or estell. >> estell. >> wrong. b. arthur.
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or kanye west with number of weeks his "gold diggers" song was number one. >> go with phelps. >> phelps. >> wrong. michael phelps in the famous video with kanye west. >> can we talk about our little adventure yesterday? we went to beach volleyball. you did, too. we went, we did a little zip lining thing. we will show you that on access hollywood. not far from here at all. >> the whole thing is on access hollywood. >> i'm getting a pattern here. everything is just an amazing
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what the heck? >> oh, my gosh. >> these guys are trapped and then they shoot down very quick. >> you went one or two rounds with muhammad ali. >> it started with the stuff on the face. these are--the indians use them like a miracle cream. inside and if you take these and put it on your face it is an insect repellent and good to protect your skin from the sun. i will rub my fingers like that on it. there we go. >> good eye block, too. >> does this come out. >> is he going to be a mime mow?
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the american women's gymnastics team swept last night's all around competition. >> they have nicknamed themselves "the final five" made up of simone biles, aly raisman, gabby do and madison kocian. ? >> what's your favorite dance? >> what does it feel like to have the gold hanging around your neck? >> i mean, it feels pretty heavy. we are very excited.
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i had someone ask me if we slacked off because we were the favorite to win. if anything we push ourselves more. >> a 15.8. it's official. >> you guys didn't just win, you won huge. not even big. there is winning big and then winning huge. an eight-point spread. simone, did you guys think it would look like this when the final tally was made? >> prelims went so well and we felt like if we repeated maybe it would be the same. you can't control what the judges do. we can only control what we do. >> madison, wow. you had such a great day. what was the moment like nancy reagan you when you were on those bars and everything was clicking? >> i can hear in my routine all of my teammates and see girls
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through the routine. >> let's clear up the name. >> final five. >> tell me why final five. >> we are the final five because this is marta's last olympics. without her none of this would have been possible. so we kind of wanted to do it for her just because she is there with us every day. we do competition routines with her all the time. this is the last olympic as a five-girl team. the next is only a four person team. >> you and gabby did something amazing today. the u.s. women's gymnastics team only won all around three times. you two have won two of them back-to-back. gabby, from your perspective what does that honor feel like? >> feels amazing and just competing at another olympics and making history is something so special. just to have this bond with all
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usa as best as we could and we did feels amazing. >> you made history, baby. that is so great. for those of you who have won gold before at the olympic games it's rare in life you get to see someone's life change right in front of you. we got to witness it happening. describe how their lives will change. >> it will be crazy. a lot of media attention and press. we always say the best competition is team competition because we get to celebrate together. when we get home we are doing a 36' city tour and traveling the country in tour buses and be around all little girls who look up to us. we were just like them. we were little splmpt dw i remember like going to one of the tours and watching these two. >> you did? >> now you will go, too. >> they are just adorable.
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later in the week. the girls are keeping very busy and domination will continue. >> we just get more and more dominant in gymnastics. >> we were just talking about how great it is to see the diversity. coming up next we will talk about the athletes who are competing whose journey to the olympics was tougher than any competition in rio. we will tell you why ? ask sherwin-williams
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hello. is that you in my room? why don't you change lanes? >> there are 19 more medals up for grabs today. going to put a little spot light on a few olympians whose stories you should know. 18-year-old mardini, a competitive swimmer who had the swim of her life before the olympics. her life was torn upside down she fled her country with her sister on a boat. she and her sister jumped into the water and pushed the boat to safety. she is now part of team refugee, a first of its kind here at the games. you might have seen them walk in. she won the 100 meter butterfly
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the semi finals. we'll see her again tonight as she competes. >> i hopeomething home. who can forget this nail biting scene that quickly went viral? he went up against chinese boxer earlier this week. both confident they had won. when the judges made their announcement he thought he was he began celebrating a little too early. the win went to worly. his coaches couldn't have been more excited and broke out in their choreographed dance moves. special victory to athletes who learned how to box because he could not afford gloves.
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finals tonight. >> could be a good one. >> a story about 26-year-old who four years ago never touched a rugby ball considered one of the fastest in the game. growing up in ohio he bounced around. in high school he was on football and track. dreamed of competing in the olympics as a sprinter. after stumbling upon rugby sevens. u.s. will take on fiji today.
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good morning. it's 9:27. let's get a check on the weather with lee span on the first day of school. >> finally, a dry start to the day. we have some patchy clouds around 77 degrees right now. during the day though, i'm going to bring that rain chance up to 60%. still stormy. area of low pressure bringing in tropical-type moisture today. it gets drier. we're turning to typical afternoon storms tomorrow which
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and friday. >> thanks. we continue following breaking news out of dover this morning. one person is dead after a shooting at mlk boulevard. deputies continue their investigation. they confirm this is a case of road rage. deputies explained when the victim approached the shooter, the shooter told the victim to back off and pull it had trigger soon after. that shooter called 911 and did arrived but it was too late. mlk is shut down and expected to stay that way for several
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plane go. >> let the plane go. >> absolutely. thanks. i am here with three-time olympian travis stevens who won his first olympic medal on tuesday bringing home silver for weight class in judo. and team usa's oldest olympian 52-year-old philip dutten winning bronze in individual competition. how does it feel? >> it is one of the best feelings in the world. whenever i think about it it is hard not to break into tears. >> when you are on the podium you went through so much. you are on the podium, what are you thinking about? >> anything that stops me from crying on national television. >> i think it worked pretty well. still it had to be a great moment for you.
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citizen in 2006. before this you competed for australia. what was it like winning for the u.s.? >> it is great. america has been so good to me. my wife and family are all here now. it is a proud moment to stand up there and represent the u.s. and bring home a medal. >> back in 2008 you gave riding pointers her is worth it. were you impressed with her riding sills? >> she is so gifted. she is staying on. that was a memorable moment for me. >> are you supposed to squeal like that when you ride? >> she is a good sport. >> congratulations. we are so proud. thanks so much.
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we are looking at again some wet weather in the south. we are going to be looking at more heavy showers and thunderstorms and rain area of low pressure that's keeping us so gloomy is moving away. between now and early afternoon most of the rain will be close to the coast. then the rain chances get a storms generate inland. it's a 60% rain chance today with a high of 88. . and that is your latest weather. >> more gold for men's swimming.
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connor here along with some of dwyer nation. we have mom, sister patty, pj and spencer and dad, pat, connor. congratulations. >> thanks. this is such an incredible time in your life right now. you haven't slept since last night. tell me what you are feeling? >> almost 24 hours without sleep. it has been an incredible joy ride especially gettingo it with my family it has been awesome and that relay last night was a hell of a way to end my rio experience. >> what do you do? >> saying music. do you get pumped up together? >> we were in the warmup pool and watched michael and katie win those individual events.
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michael getting fired up. he came in pretty ready to go. we were pumped up watching those two dominate. >> there was a lot of trash talk going on. he got the job done. >> give him the love. >> you, connor, hold the distinction of holding the swim cap that made two swim legs of the relay. >> i think first time he won someone else's >> there is no backup caps? >> no stunt caps. >> we had to come up with something quick. >> you have a stunt swim suit? >> that's no good. >> rickey caught his in the back in 2009. >> that was a split? >> slow you down a little bit. >> a little drag there.
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you a question. let's bring in the family. this is the cheering section. >> dwyer nation. mom is a great champion herself. >> florida state. >> we have a little in house rivalry. >> had most duties taking connor to the pool was it you or dad? >> it was probably me. >> how deep -- we have all the brothers herend are there any dwyers passed out from the action? >> it was a pretty late night so some of them are still back. >> some are ringerers. i flew in with your parents and your family. when i landed i was like you know you are at an olympics when flying with these great awesome dwyer nation. >> they said this is their picture card.
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on your christmas card. >> congratulations. you helped me out in the pool, as well. i'm not going to be able to keep up with you. you have tokyo coming up. 2020. we'll see you there. >> do you get to stay for a little while? the village gets rocking. >> it does. >> have a nice trip home. >> they are fly eing home tonight. >> any tinders out er >> anything but hello i'm conor dwyer nice to see you. >> hope to bring home gold in boxing. the teenager pulling no punches in rio we have his incredible
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>> growing up in newark, new jersey he didn't fight for fame. boxing was the way out. he is the oldest of nine. >> we always have everything we wanted like it was a christmas where we didn't get nothing because my mother's pockets was hurting. but it made me who i am today. >> named for legendary rapper the punching with perfect pitch. >> walked out of here. >> outside the ring he always wins, the new face of a national ad campaign. he hopes to turn professional after the olympics and he already has something best boxers exude, confidence. how did you learn how to take a
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punch. >> remember the first time you were knocked out? >> i never get knocked out. not once. i don't plan ongoing down. i don't got no plans, a, bs, cs. >> he is only prepare frg greatness in rio and beyond for the siblings who idolize him. >> i want to win a >> he receive advancing to round of 16. he makes his rio debut sunday. >> he can go gold. >> the experts are saying that this is our best chance since 2004. he has never been knocked down. undefeated internationally. he is supposed to be the real deal. >> you are a big guy with
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still ahead of the world record, she's going to break it. >> ledecky is on her try history at these rio games. we have been used to sunny ies at these games but it is a different picture so far today, a rainy wednesday morning in rio on day five of the 2016 olympic games. and from inside our studio at copacabana beach, welcome along, i'm rebecca lowe. what a night it was in rio with gold for simone biles and the u.s. women's gymnastics team and in the pool a two-gold night for

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