The Olympics are always a historic occasion, and 2016 is no exception. With Michael Phelps destroying millenia-old records and Katie Ledecky winning races by insane margins, it's easy to forget the little guys.
Here's our running list of countries who got their first Olympic gold in Rio. We'll update it as the Olympics continue.
The U.S. territory has medaled before, but Monica Puig earned its first gold by winning women's tennis.
It turns out the tiny island nation is really good at rugby. The sport hasn't been in the Olympics for nearly a century, but Fiji saw its chance and ran with it, beating Great Britain 43-7 in the final.
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Be honest. Most of you couldn't find Kosovo on a map. But Majlinda Kelmendi won gold in women's judo this year.
You probably remember this one, where Joseph Schooling beat his idol Michael Phelps in the 100-meter butterfly.
Hoang Xuan Vinh brought home his homeland's first gold by winning the 10-meter pistol shooting event. And he earned a silver in the 50-meter pistol for good measure.