NBC Posts Second Highest Ratings of Rio Games

Thanks to emotional wins for Team USA in swimming and gymnastics

On a night when Michael Phelps won his unprecedented 22nd gold medal, it was two Americans named Simone who delivered the emotional stories of the day. Simone Biles, the Team USA gymnast, proved she may be the greatest gymnast ever, taking home the gold in the women's all-around. And 16-year-old Simone Manuel won gold in a thrilling—and rare—tie in the women's 100-meter freestyle.