2012 Olympics: Day 6 Recap
(LONDON) — Rowing, Women’s Eight: Gold: United States; Silver: Canada; Bronze: Netherlands.
Rowing, Men’s Double Sculls: Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan took home Gold for New Zealand. Silver: Italy; Bronze: Slovenia;
Rowing, Lightweight Men’s Four: Gold: South Africa; Silver: Britain; Bronze: Denmark;
Canoeing, Men’s Canoe Slalom: Gold: Britain; Silver: Britain; Bronze: Slovakia;
Canoeing, Women’s Kayak Slalom: Gold: France; Silver: Australia; Bronze: Spain;
Shooting, Men’s Double Trap: Britain’s Peter Wilson scored 188 points to take home Gold; Sweden’s Hakan Dahlby finished with 186 for Silver; Vasily Mosin of Russia captured the Bronze.
Archery, Individual Archery: Gold: South Korea; Silver: Mexico; Bronze: United States;
Judo, Women’s 78K: Kayla Harrison won the first ever judo Gold medal for the United States; Silver: Britain; Bronze: France and Brazil;
Judo, Men’s 100K: Gold: Russia; Silver: Mongolia; Bronze: Germany and the Netherlands;
Table Tennis, Men’s Singles: Zhang Jike of China took home Gold after defeating Wang Hao, also from China who took home Silver. Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany walked away with Bronze.
Gymnastics, Women’s All-Around: Gabby Douglas of the United States finished with a time of 62.232, topping Viktoria Komova of Russia by less than three-tenths of a second to take home Gold.
Cycling, Women’s Team Sprint: Gold: Germany; Silver: China; Bronze: Australia;
Cycling, Men’s Team Sprint: Gold: Britain (World Record – 42.600 seconds); Silver: France; Bronze: Germany;
Swimming, Women’s 200 Breaststroke: Rebecca Soni of the United States defended her 200-meter breaststroke title, clocking in at 2 minutes, 19.59 seconds, setting another world record for the Gold medal. Satomi Suzuki of Japan took home Silver and Iuliia Efimova of Russia walked away with Bronze.
Swimming, Men’s 200 Backstroke: Tyler Clary of the United States took home gold, beating out teammate Ryan Lochte on the last lap. Ryoksuke Irie of Japan finished in second for silver and Lochte took home bronze.
Swimming, Men’s 200-Meter Individual Medley: Michael Phelps edged teammate Ryan Lochte for his record 20th medal. Lochte finished with a silver and Laszlo Cseh of Hungary was third for bronze.
Swimming, Women’s 100-Meter Freestyle: Gold: Netherlands; Silver: Belarus; Bronze: China;
Fencing, Women’s Foil Team: Elisa Di Francisca lead Italy to a 45-32 victory over defending champion Russia to give Italy the gold. Russia would take home silver. Bronze: South Korea;
Men’s Basketball: The United States defeated Nigeria, 156-73. Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points for the Stars and Stripes, a U.S. Olympic record.
Medal Count: The United States – 37; China – 34; Japan – 19;
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