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NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 08, 2016
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(Rio de Janeiro: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Rio de Janeiro: Miguel Almaguer) The events today at the Olympics in Rio reviewed; details given about the arrest of Namibian flag bearer Jonas Junius†† and the performances of American divers David Boudia†† & Steele Johnson††, swimmers Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky†† & Michael Phelps, the men’s 4 x 100 relay team, and tennis players Venus & Serena Williams; scenes shown. [PHELPS, LEDECKY – comment.] The gold medal for Brazil’s judo team noted.

(Rio de Janeiro: Lester Holt) The emotional win for men’s swimming relay team member Ryan Held† noted. [HELD – talks about the win.]

Holt, Lester;
Almaguer, Miguel

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