Olympic Games Archive

Stylewatch: medal-winning looks from the Rio Olympics

Bolting for gold Because nothing says “I got this” quite like showing up to a race wearing gold trainers (a pair of Puma Bolt evoSPEED Electric V2 Running Spikes, to be precise). Normcore podium charm Yuanhui Fu of China during the medal ceremony for the women’s 100m backstroke final. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images Yuanhui Fu’s bronze at the women’s 100m backstroke final might not be …

Stylewatch: Simone Biles's leotard wins gold in style

When BBC commentator Christine Still described Simone Biles has “having pretty much everything,” style was one of her primary attributes. If Still was talking about her gymnastic prowess, she has actual style too. Biles’ trademark ribbons and helix earring. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images Some of it, necessarily for an athlete, is in the detail. If she’s so good at gymnastics that she’s patented her own …