Day 3 Recap Of The 2012 London Olympics
(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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