The finish line is drawing within sight at the 2016 Rio Olympics as we enter the final week of competition, but Monday's schedule brings with it yet another bounty of medals up for grabs in a medley of events.
Although some of the grander athletic showcases are in the rearview mirror, track and field still has a lot to offer as the women's hammer throw and 3,000-metre steeplechase finals take the spotlight.
There are also podium places on offer in boxing, weightlifting, wrestling and gymnastics, where the men's rings final and women's balance beam final promise some thrilling entertainment.
On the water, we'll see the sailing elite collide once again for the men's laser and women's laser radial finals, while the women's 10,000-metre marathon lights up the swimming portion of the Games.
Bleacher Report will provide live updates of the Rio 2016 medal table throughout Monday's schedule, but here's how the standings look currently:
Visit the official Rio 2016 website for a look at the updated medal table in full.
Gymnastics Final Flare
A total of three gymnastics medals will be handed out on Monday as the men duel for victory in the rings and vault events, while the women contend for glory in the balance beam.
A total of eight qualifiers will compete for gold in each of the three finals, and NBC presenter Samantha Peszek is leaning toward the vault in terms of anticipation:
However, the balance beam is often viewed as the most difficult vocation for women, backed up by NBC Los Angeles, which described the event as one that can bring even the best athletes down to earth:
Chinese pair Yang Liu and Hao You stand out as two of the top names to watch in the men's rings final, while Russia and Ukraine have a total of four athletes—two apiece—in the vault climax.
United States starlet Simone Biles qualified for the balance beam final with a score of 15.633, while compatriot Lauren Hernandez was just behind with 15.366, meaning an American one-two could be on the cards.
European Brawl in 91-Kilogram Boxing Final
Europe are guaranteed at least one gold medal on Monday as Russia's Evgeny Tishchenko prepares to face off against Vassiliy Levit of transcontinental titan Kazakhstan in the men's boxing 91-kilogram final.
Levit, 28, came through the competition with aplomb and scored a convincing victory over Cuban Erislandy Savon, per the International Boxing Association:
The Kazakh contender recently told Greg Beacham of the Associated Press that he's already mapped out his route to beating Tishchenko too, although the Russian will be no slouch:
Tishchenko is three years Levit's younger, but the 25-year-old comes to Rio having won gold at both the 2015 World Championships and the 2015 European Championships in his weight division.
Having already left a mark on Europe, Levit and Tishchenko are both hoping to impact the world in Rio de Janeiro, with a titanic collision on the cards come Monday.