2016 Rio Summer Olympics

Olympic Moments: Athletes Go Head to Head for Chance at Victory

Competition was fierce among Olympians in the women's hockey, wrestling and men's basketball events on the 12th day of the Rio Games.

Britain's Mo Farah leads the men's 5000m Round 1 during the athletics event. FRANCK FIFE / AFP - Getty Images
France's Kevin Mayer competes in the men's decathlon long jump during the athletics event. ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP - Getty Images
Petra Maarit Olli of Finland in action against Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan in the women's freestyle 58kg quarterfinal match of the wrestling events. SERGEI ILNITSKY / EPA
Eva de Goede of Netherlands falls while competing against Hannah Kruger of Germany in the women's hockey semifinal match. VASILY FEDOSENKO / Reuters
France's Philippe Rozier rides Rahotep de Toscane in the jumping competition. PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP - Getty Images
Lukas Klostermann of Germany scores past goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel of Nigeria during the first half of the men's football tournament semifinal. PAULO WHITAKER / Reuters

Mira Potkonen of Finland competes during the women's boxing light (60kg) semifinals bout 240.


Wu Jingyu of China competes against Huang Huai-Hsuan of Taiwan during the women's preliminary taekwondo 49kg preliminary round.

ISSEI KATO / Reuters
Akihiko Nakamura of Japan competes in the men's decathlon long jump final. DYLAN MARTINEZ / Reuters
Jackeline Renteria of Colombia and Janet Sovero of Peru compete in the women's preliminary wrestling freestyle finals. TORU HANAI / Reuters
Mo Farah of Britain runs as Mead Hassan of USA falls after they nearly collided during the men's preliminary 5000m Round 1. DOMINIC EBENBICHLER / Reuters

Brazil's Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. is fouled by Honduras' Jhonathan Paz during the men's football semifinal match.

ODD ANDERSEN / AFP - Getty Images
Rose Keddell of New Zealand stumbles over Crista Cullen of Britain during the women's semifinal hockey match. VASILY FEDOSENKO / Reuters
France's point guard Tony Parker is cornered by players from Spain during a men's quarterfinal basketball game. EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP - Getty Images
Damian Warner of Canada competes in the shot put portion of the decathlon event. YOAN VALAT / EPA