More than halfway through the Summer Olympic games in Rio, over 150 gold medals have been awarded. Here are some of the winners whose performances during competition earned them the top spot on the podium.
By Lloyd Young
Gold medalist Emese Szasz, center, of Hungary, leaps onto the podium during a medal ceremony for the women's individual epee fencing match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Szasz is joined by silver medal winner Rossella Fiamingo, left, of Italy, and bronze medalist Sun Yiwen, of China.
(Jae C. Hong/Associated Press)