London 2012 Olympic Games Update: Hello Day 8!
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Olympic Update – 4 August 2012
Medal Count- Today is the 8th day of the Summer Olympics in London, England. Thus far the USA is leading the Medal count with 44 total medals and 21 Gold medals! Right behind the USA is China with 43 total medals and 20 Golds. Italy and Kazakhstan are both “Top Ten” countries with 12 total medals (4 Golds) and 4 (3 Gold) medals respectively.
Day 8 also brings us the big Tennis match where fans of Wimbledon can again see Serena Williams face Maria Sharapova but this time for Olympic gold. Also Elimination continues on the beach with Rounds of 16 in Men’s and Women’s beach volleyball and 3m springboard diving moves to semifinal competition where China continues to dominate and Americans Cassidy Krug and Christina Loukas hope to advance to the final. Moving away from sand and water, day two of track and field brings fans their first look at Usain Bolt in preliminary heats of the Men’s 100m.
The Summer Olympic Games will wrap up on August 12 at the Olympic Park and broadcast in the States on NBC. For more information on the Olympics go to: www.london2012.com/
NN News was not able to attend London this year but is planning to be in Rio de Janiero, Brazil (God Willing) for the 2016 games!
Observing and Reporting for NN News. Brian “BK” Kissinger
Photo Credit: Simon Bruty / SI