Day 3 Recap Of The 2012 London Olympics


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Adam Pretty/Getty Images(LONDON) —  Basketball – Women’s Preliminary – Group A: The United States beat Angola, 90-38. Candace Parker had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Stars and Stripes.

Beach Volleyball – Men’s Group D: Mariusz Prudel and Grzegorz Fijalek of Poland defeated Jacob Gibb and Sean Rosenthal of the United States, 21-17, 21-18.

Beach Volleyball – Women’s Group C: Misty May-Treanor and Kerry Walsh Jennings of the United States outlasted Marketa Slukova and Kristyna Kolocova of the Czech Republic, 21-14, 21-19.

Boxing- 178 pounds – Round of 32: Marcus Browne of the United States fell to Damien Hooper of Australia, 13-11.

Diving – Men’s Synchronized 10m Platform Finals – Gold: China (486.78). Silver: Mexico Bronze: David Boudia and Nicholas McCrory of the United States.

Gymnastics Men’s Team Final – Gold: China (275.997). Silver: Japan. Bronze: Great Britain Fifth: The United States.

Swimming – Women’s 100 Meter Backstroke Final – Gold: Missy Franklin of the United States (58.33 seconds). Silver: Emily Seebohm of Australia. Bronze: Aya Terakawa of Japan.

Swimming – Women’s 100 Meter Breaststroke Final – Gold: Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania (1:05.47) Silver: Rebecca Soni of the United States Bronze: Satomi Suzuki of Japan.

Swimming – Men’s 100 Meter Backstroke Final – Gold: Matt Grevers of the United States (52.16 seconds). Silver: Nick Thoman of the United States. Bronze: Ryosuke Irie of Japan.

Swimming – Men’s 200 Meter Backstroke Final – Gold:
Yannick Agnel of France (1:43.14) Silver: Taehwan Park of South Korea Bronze: Yang Sun of China Fourth: Ryan Lochte of the United States

Tennis – Men’s Singles First Round: Andy Roddick of the United States took care of Martin Klizan of Slovakia in straight sets, 7-5, 6-4.

Tennis – Men’s Singles Second Round:
John Isner of the United States defeated Malek Jaziri of Tunisia, 7-6 (1), 6-2.

Tennis – Women’s Singles First Round: Venus Williams of the United States made quick work of Sara Errani of Italy, 6-3, 6-1.

Tennis – Women’s Singles Second Round:
Serena Williams of the United States topped Urszula Radwanska of Poland, 6-2, 6-3.

Tennis – Women’s Doubles First Round: Serena Williams and Venus Williams of the United States beat Sorana Cirstea and Simona Halep of Romania, 6-3, 6-2.

Medal Standings: China 17; The United States 17; Japan 11;

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