2012 Olympics: Day 8 Recap


Bill Clark/Getty Images(LONDON) — Tennis, Women’s Singles: Serena Williams of the United States defeated Maria Sharapova of Russia for Gold; Silver: Sharapova; Bronze: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus;

Tennis, Men’s Doubles: Gold: Bob and Mike Bryan of the United States; Silver: Michael Llodra and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France; Bronze: Richard Gasquet and Julien Benneteau of France;

Badminton, Women’s Singles: Gold: Li Xuerui beat world champion Wang Yihan for Gold, Yihan finished with Silver; Bronze: Saina Nehwal of India;

Badminton, Women’s Doubles: Gold: Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei of China; Silver: Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa of Japan; Bronze: Valeria Sorokina and Nina Vislova of Russia;

Trampoline, Women’s Final: Gold: Canada’s Rosannagh MacLennan; Silver: Huang Shanshan of China; Bronze: He Wenna of China;

Shooting, Women’s Trap: Italy’s Jessica Rossi won Gold missing just one of 100 shot to set a world record; Silver: Zuzana Stefecekova of Slovakia; Bronze: Delphine Reau of France;

Shooting, Women’s 50-meter Rifle 3-Position: Gold: Jamie Lynn Gray of the United States; Silver: Ivana Maksimovic of Serbia; Bronze: Adela Sykorova of Czech Republic;

Rowing, Men’s Four: Gold: Britain; Silver: Australia; Bronze: United States;

Rowing, Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls: Gold: Denmark; Silver: Britain; Bronze: New Zealand;

Rowing, Women’s Single Sculls: Gold: Miroslava Knapkova of the Czech Republic; Silver: Fie Udby Erichsen of Denmark; Bronze: Kim Crow of Australia;

Rowing, Women’s Lightweight Double Sculls: Gold: Britain; Silver: China; Bronze: Greece;

Triathlon, Women’s Event: Gold: Nicola Spirig of Switzerland; Silver: Lisa Norden of Sweden; Bronze: Erin Densham of Australia;

Cycling, Women’s Team Pursuit: Gold: Britain finished with a time of 3 minutes, 14.051 to break the world record; Silver: United States: Bronze: Canada;

Track & Field, Men’s 20-kilometer Walk: Gold: Chen Ding of China; Silver: Erick Barrondo of Guatemala; Bronze: Wang Zhen of China;

Track & Field, Women’s Discus Throw: Gold: Croatia; Silver: Russia; Bronze: China;

Track & Field, Women’s Heptathlon: Gold: Jessica Ennis of Britain; Silver: Tatyana Chernova of Russia; Bronze: Lyudmyla Yosypenko of Ukraine;

Track & Field, Men’s Long Jump: Gold: Britain; Silver: Australia; Bronze: United States;

Track & Field, Men’s 10,000-meters: Gold: Mo Farah of Britain; Silver: Galen Rupp of the United States; Bronze: Tariku Bekele of Ethiopia;

Track & Field, Women’ 100-meter: Gold: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica; Silver: Carmelita Jeter of the United States; Bronze: Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica;

Fencing, Women’s Team Epee: Gold: China; Silver: South Korea; Bronze: United States;

Swimming, Women’s 50-meter Freestyle: Gold: Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands; Silver: Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus; Bronze: Marleen Veldhuis of the Netherlands;

Swimming, Men’s 1,500-meter Freestyle: Gold: Sun Yang of China (14:31.02 seconds, world record); Silver: Ryan Cochrane of Canada; Bronze: Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia;

Swimming, Women’s 4X100-meter Medley Freestyle: Gold: United States (3:52.05 seconds, (Missy Franklin, Rebecca Soni, Dana Vollmer, Allison Schmitt, world record); Silver: Australia; Bronze: Japan;

Swimming, Men’s 4X100-meter Medley Freestyle: Gold: United States (Michael Phelps final event for career, Phelps finishes with 18 gold medals and 22 for his career); Silver: Japan; Bronze: Australia;

Weightlifting, Men’s 94kg/207lbs: Gold: Ilya Iyin of Kazakhstan; Silver: Alexandr Ivanov of Russia; Bronze: Anatoli Ciricu of Moldolva;

Medal Count: United States – 54; China -53; Great Britain 29;

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