Day #8 – Olympic Update

After being off a day, I’m now WAY behind in all of my medals for Team USA for you guys! This is going to be one long post, so bear with me. I’ll try to make it more scannable 😀

Medals Won Since Last Updated:

Athletics – Bronze Medal won by Reese Hoffa for Men’s Shot Put

Cycling – Track – Silver Medal won by Sarah Hammer, Dotsie Bausch, and Jennie Reed for Women’s Team Pursuit

Fencing – Bronze Medal won by Maya Lawrence, Susannah Scanlan, and Courtney Hurley for Women’s Team Epee

Rowing – Bronze Medal won by Glenn Ochal, Henrik Rummel, Charles Cole, and Scott Gault for Men’s Four

Shooting – Gold Medal won by Jamie Lynn Gray for Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions

Swimming – Gold Medal won by Michael Phelps for Men’s 100m Butterfly

Swimming – Gold Medal won by Tyler Clary for Men’s 200m Backstroke

Swimming – Gold Medal won by Michael Phelps for Men’s 200m Individual Medley

Swimming – Gold Medal won by Katie Ledecky for Women’s 800m Freestyle

Swimming – Gold Medal won by Rebecca Soni for Women’s 200m Breaststroke

Swimming – Gold Medal won by Missy Franklin for Women’s 200m Backstroke

Swimming – Silver Medal won by Cullen Jones for Men’s 50m Freestyle

Swimming – Silver Medal won by Ryan Lochte for Men’s 200m Individual Medley

Swimming – Bronze Medal won by Ryan Lochte for Men’s 200m Backstroke

Swimming – Bronze Medal won by Elizabeth Beisel for Women’s 200m Backstroke

Tennis – Gold Medal won by Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan for Men’s Doubles

Tennis – Gold Medal won by Serena Williams for Women’s Singles

PHEW! Now that were all caught up, for now, here are the Medal Matches you can look forward too throughout the day today (8/4/12).

Athletics – Will Claye and Marquise Goodwin go for the gold in the Men’s Long Jump at 2:55pm

Athletics – Hyleas Fountain and Chantae McMillan go for their own medals at the Women’s Heptathlon at 3:34pm

Athletics – Matthew Tegenkamp, Dathan Ritzenhein, and Galen Rupp compete in the Men’s 10,000m at 4:15pm

Now to some Team USA games you may want to catch tonight (8/4/12).

Men’s Water Polo – USA vs. Serbia at 2:40pm

Women’s Beach Volleyball – USA vs. Netherlands at 4pm

Men’s Beach Volleyball – USA vs. Russian Federation at 5pm

Since the library will be closed tomorrow, here is the line up for Sunday, August 5th (Day #9 of the Olympics). The Medal Matches are:

Athletics – Desiree Davila, Shalane Flanagan, and Kara Goucher in the Women’s Marathon starting at 6am

Sailing – Brian Fatih and Mark Mendelblatt are in the medal round of the Men’s Star at 8am

Gymnastics – Artistic – Jacob Dalton goes for the gold in Men’s Floor Exercise at 9am

Tennis – Lezel Huber and Lisa Raymond attempt their own medal in Women’s Doubles at 9am

Gymnastics – Artistic – watch Mc Kayla Maroney in the Women’s Vault at 9:50am

Weight Lifting – Sarah Robles and Holley Mangold raise the bar at 10:30am in Women’s +75kg

Diving – Christina Loukas and Cassidy Krug go for their own medals at 2pm in Women’s 3m Springboard

Athletics – Kibwe Johnson throws the Men’s Hammer at 3:20pm

Athletics – Donald Cabral and Evan Jager are going for gold in the Men’s 3,000m Steeplechase at 4:25pm

Sunday is always a great day to sit and watch some competitive team sports. The Team USA games you may want to catch tomorrow are:

Women’s Basketball – USA vs. China at 11:45am

Women’s Beach Volleyball – USA vs. Czech Republic at 2pm

Women’s Water Polo – USA vs. Italy at 2pm

Women’s Volleyball – USA vs. Turkey at 3pm

Hope I didn’t overwhelm you today! Be back on Monday with the news over the next 48 hours, and a hopeful lead for the good ‘ol USA in the Medal Count! GO USA!

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