Found August 06, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
It’s sad to me that the 2012 Summer Olympics are more than half-way finished. The swimming competition (aside from the 10-kilometer open-water race) is complete, as are the tennis tournaments. On the other hand, track and field is just getting started, and we can look forward to a week full of medal-round play in most of the team sports. Here’s a look at what’s on the schedule for today. Guatemala won its first ever Olympic medal this weekend when Erick Barrondo took silver in the 20 km racewalk. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) First, let’s look back on a few of the many highlights from the weekend: Usain Bolt defended his gold medal in the men’s 100, breaking the Olympic record he set in 2008. Team USA continued its dominance in the pool with wins in the men’s and women’s 400 medley relays. The United States took three of the five gold medals in tennis: Serena Williams won the gold in women’s singles; Bob and Mike Bryan won gold in men’s doubles; and Serena and her sister Venus won w...
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