France will face the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) for the finals of the men's team foil competition after they beat their semi-final opponents by the skin of their teeth. France beat a feisty Japan, which fresh out of a surprise victory against third-ranked Italy in the quarter-finals refused to concede an easy win. The final bout started with Japan down by eight points at 40-32, but Kyosuke Matsuyama won ten points in quick succession.
American Xander Schauffele edged Slovakia's Rory Sabbatini by one stroke to win the Olympic men's golf tournament.
Right when it looked as though Xander Schauffele had lost his grip on an Olympic gold medal, he delivered two clutch putts Sunday for a one-shot victory in the men's golf competition. Schauffele made a 6-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole to take the lead, and then made a 4-foot par putt on the final hole for a 4-under 67. Rory Sabbatini of Slovakia set the men's Olympic record with a 61 and won the silver.