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Result: Great Britain's Charlotte Dujardin claims gold in dressage event

Defending champion Charlotte Dujardin secures gold in the individual dressage event at the Rio Games, making it 16 gold medals for Great Britain at the Olympics.

Defending champion Charlotte Dujardin has secured gold in the individual dressage event at the Rio Games.

The 31-year-old, who was part of the Great Britain contingent that claimed a silver medal in the team dressage event on Friday, is now a double Olympic champion after her success at London 2012.

Dujardin, alongside her horse Valegro, finished top of the pack with a score of 93.857%. Meanwhile, Germany's Isabell Werth picked up silver, with compatriot Kristina Broring-Sprehe taking the bronze on the Copacabana.

Dujardin has become the first British woman to retain an individual gold medal at any Olympic Games.

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Gold medalist British Charlotte Dujardin celebrates on the podium on August 29, 2014 during the medal ceremony of the Individual Freestyle Dressage Grand Prix of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games
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ChinaChina61411
JapanJapan5106
United StatesUnited States42410
Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea2035
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19  Great BritainGreat Britain0112
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Sunday's key events


SURFING
· Wave conditions permitting, surfing will make its Olympic debut (11pm-8.20am)

SKATEBOARDING
· Another debutant sport at this Olympics, most eyes will be on American Nyjah Huston in the men's street contest as he looks to add Olympic gold to his four world titles and 12 X-Games golds. (12.30am-5am)

TAEKWONDO
· History beckons for Jade Jones as she looks to become a three-time Olympic champion - something never done before in the sport prior to these Games (2am-1.45pm)
· Team GB's Bradly Sinden - world champion two years ago - is also going for gold in the men's -68kg category (2am-1.45pm)

GYMNASTICS
· Already-legendary gymnast Simone Biles makes her first appearance of the Games in the women's qualifying event (2am-2pm)

SWIMMING
· The first swimming medals of the Games will be dished out, with home favourite Daiya Seto going for gold in the men's 400m individual medley (2.30am-4.20am)

CYCLING
· Lizzie Deignan is among the Team GB team looking for success in the women's road race (5am-9.30am)

TENNIS
· Reigning two-time Olympic champion Andy Murray starts his title defence against Canadian hotshot Felix Auger-Aliassime (7am approx.)

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