The dynasty continues, with a rhythmic gymnastics group from Russia winning Olympic gold for the fifth straight time. 

Tied behind them with the same score was Spain and Bulgaria, with Spain winning the tiebreaker to receive a silver medal, and Bulgaria earning bronze.

It was the same podium as the 2015 World Championships, just with Spain and Bulgaria swapped places. 

Italy finished fourth, just a few tenths out of the medals. Italy won bronze at the 2012 London Olympics.

The final rankings were:

1. Russia: 36.233
2. Spain: 35.766
3. Bulgaria: 35.755
4. Italy: 35.549
5. Belarus: 35.299
6. Israel: 34.549
7. Ukraine: 34.282
8. Japan: 34.200

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