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SPOILER ALERT: 4 to Watch; Last Day of Gymnastics

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    Here's who we're watching Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, in the Summer Games. (Published Monday, Aug. 15, 2016)

    On Day 11 of the Olympic Games, Simone Biles tried for another gold medal; the world's reigning triple jumper tried to defend his medal; local boxer Gary Russell fought in his quarterfinals and men will compete in the 3m springboard diving finals.

    Here are four of the biggest Things to Watch during the Summer Games on Tuesday. Read no further if you want to be surprised when gymnastics air in prime time: 

    1) Simone Biles Goes for Fourth Gold Medal

    On the final day of gymnastics, Team USA superstar gymnast Simone Biles soared to her fourth Olympic gold medal on Tuesday, winning the floor exercise. The 4-foot-8 powerhouse earned a 15.966.

    Aly Raisman won a silver medal after a routine that included a perfect double layout. She scored 15.500, which was enough to beat Britain's Amy Tinkler, who won a bronze medal with a 14.933 score.

    Biles will return home with four golds and a bronze. Raisman now has six Olympic medals. She won gold on the floor in London.

    Gold medalist Simone Biles of USA poses during the medal ceremony for the Women's Individual All-Around Final on day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Rio Olympic Arena on Aug. 11, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Photo credit: Getty Images

    Danell Leyva won two silver medals, on high bar and parallel bars. Leyva went last on the bar and his score pushed Team USA's Sam Mikulak out of a bronze medal.

    How to Watch: Watch the events live online starting at 1 p.m., or tune in to NBC4's prime-time coverage starting at 8 p.m.

    2) Christian Taylor Defends Triple Jump Gold Medal

    Team USA's Christian Taylor successfully defended his Olympic triple jump gold medal Tuesday. 

    He set a season-leading mark of 17.86 on his first attempt and posted the three best jumps of the competition.

    Taylor claimed a gold medal at the London Olympics and won the 2015 World Championships. He switched his lead leg in 2013 after he developed pain in his left knee. He compared the adjustment to starting to shoot a basketball layup with the opposite hand.

    3 ) Maryland Boxer Fights in Quarterfinals

    Prince George's County's own Gary Russell lost his fight with Fazliddin Gaibnazarov of Uzbekistan 2-1.

    Russell, a 20-year-old who weighs in at 141 pounds, was his family's second chance at a gold medal. As News4's Tracee Wilkins reported, Russell's older brother was devastated when he was unable to compete in the Beijing Olympics.

    USA's Shakur Stevenson, right, fights Brazil's Robenilson De Jesus during the Men's Bantam (56kg) match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Riocentro - Pavilion 6 in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 14, 2016.
    Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images

    4) Watch the Men's 3m Springboard Diving Finals

    Some of the best divers in the world will compete in the men's 3m springboard final Tuesday evening. Diving diehards will want to watch the semifinals first, at 9 a.m.

    Team USA's Kristian Ipsen and Michael Hixon made it to the final. Hixon was in fourth place with 467.25 points.

    China's Yuan Cao came in first in the semifinals, with 489.10. Mexico's Rommel Pacheco followed.

    China's Cao Yuan took first place in the preliminary amid high winds. He finished with 498.70 points. Ipsen finished third, with 461.35 points. Hixon finished in 10th place, with 421.60 points.

    How to Watch: Catch live coverage online at 5 p.m. Tuesday or watch on NBC4 at 12:35 a.m. Wednesday.