Mark Williams talks Rio

Despite initial concerns and media coverage of athletes’ health in Rio, Williams said most venues and lodging were more than adequate. When it came to Zika, Williams had no worries.

“I think I saw two mosquitos while I was down there,” Williams said. “For the first week we’re dousing ourselves with Off and stuff, and after a while, we opened the windows and just kind of forgot about all that and did our jobs.” …

“The all-around final may have been one of the best-contested men’s gymnastics meets ever. I think in the gymnastics sense of things, it was a huge success …

U.S. Men’s Gymnastics Coach Mark Williams Talks Olympic Success, Cultural Confluence

From left, gold medallist Germany's Fabian Hambuechen, bronze medallist Britain's Nile Wilson, and silver medallist United States' Danell Leyva celebrate during the medal ceremony for horizontal bar during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
From left, gold medallist Germany’s Fabian Hambuechen, bronze medallist Britain’s Nile Wilson, and silver medallist United States’ Danell Leyva celebrate during the medal ceremony for horizontal bar during the artistic gymnastics men’s apparatus final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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