Medal Results – London 2012 Games – Day One

So you missed the action live and want to know what the gold medal races have delivered?  Want to catch the replay but don’t want to sit through races that bore you?  Then look no further – the daily Medal Update, to make your Olympics experience in a different time zone efficient, yet enjoyable.

What a cracking start to the Olympic Games it has been! An Opening Ceremony that has lifted the bar for future host nations, some of the greatest music of the 20th and 21st centuries, The Queen being met by James Bond and THAT lighting of the Olympic Cauldron which had bookmakers raking in the cash – London have certainly turned it up!

The medal results from Day One were as follows:

CYCLING – Mens Road Race

Gold – Alexandr Vinokurov (Kazakhstan)

Silver – Rigoberto Uran Uran (Colombia)

Bronze – Alexander Kristoff (Norway)

SHOOTING – Womens 10m Air Rifle

Gold – Yi Siling (China)

Silver – Sylwia Bogacka (Poland)

Bronze – Yu Dan (China)

SHOOTING – Mens 10m Air Rifle

Gold – Jonhoh Jin (South Korea)

Silver – Luca Tesconi (Italy)

Bronze – Andrija Zlatic (Serbia)

JUDO – Womens 48kg

Gold – Sarah Menezes (Brazil)

Silver – Alina Dumitru (Romania)

Bronze – Charline van Snick (Belgium) and Eva Csernovicski (Hungary)

JUDO – Mens 60kg

Gold – Arsen Galstyan (Russia)

Silver – Hiroaki Hiraoka (Japan)

Bronze – Felipe Kitadai (Brazil) and Rishod Sobirov (Uzbekistan)

ARCHERY – Mens Team

Gold – Italy

Silver – USA

Bronze – South Korea

SWIMMING – Mens 400m Individual Medley

Gold – Ryan Lochte (USA)

Silver – Thiago Pereira (Brazil)

Bronze – Kosuke Hagino (Japan)

FENCING – Womens Individual Foil

Gold – Elisa Di Francisca (Italy)

Silver – Arianna Errigo (Italy)

Bronze – Valentina Vezzali (Italy)

SWIMMING – Mens 400m Freestyle

Gold – Yang Sun (China)

Silver – Taehwan Park (South Korea)

Bronze – Peter Vanderkaay (USA)

SWIMMING – Womens 400m Individual Medley

Gold – Shiwen Ye (China)

Silver – Elizabeth Biesel (USA)

Bronze – Xuanxu Li (China)

SWIMMING – Womens 4x100m Freestyle Relay

Gold – Australia

Silver – Netherlands

Bronze – United States

Of course, the most important statistic as far as Australians are concerned?

The Gold Medal Tally of Australia v Great Britain: Australia – 1; Great Britain – 0.

BRING ON DAY TWO!

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