See The Women’s Olympic Marathon In Photos

The American trio of Shalane Flanagan, Amy Cragg and Des Linden finished in the top-10—for the first time ever in Olympic marathon history.

From ice vests to hardcore road running, Americans Shalane Flanagan, Amy Cragg and Desi Linden made a huge statement on Sunday, all finishing in the top-10 at the women’s marathon in Rio. Twitter was abuzz about the historic day—and the photos prove that all three gutted it out and ran their hearts out for their country. Sarah Attar, who holds dual citizenship between the United States and Saudi Arabia, also competed on behalf of the latter country. Check out the images, courtesy of, from the hot, hot Sunday in Rio: