Brazil won its second gold of the Rio Games when when 22-year-old Thiago Braz Da Silva upset Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie.

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Lavillenie, of France, first set the Olympic record at 5.98 meters, and boosted by the boisterous home fans, da Silva cleared 6.03 to improve on that mark.

Sam Kendricks of the United States took bronze with 5.85.