Medal Results – London 2012 Games – Day Three

The upsets just keep on coming, don’t they?

One thing I’ve learned over the years is that in sport, nothing is a certainty – except that at an Olympic Games, the raging hot favourites invariably get beaten.  Yesterday was no different.

The medal results from Day Three are as follows:

SHOOTING – Mens 10m Air Rifle

Gold – Alin George Moldoveanu (Romania)

Silver – Niccolo Campriani (Italy)

Bronze – Gagan Narang (India)

DIVING – Mens Synchronised 10m Platform

Gold – Yuan Cao/Yanquan Zhang (China)

Silver – Ivan Garcia Navarro/German Sanchez Sanchez (Mexico)

Bronze – David Boudia/Nicholas McCrory (USA)

WEIGHTLIFTING – Womens 58kg

Gold – Xueying Li (China)

Silver – Pimsiri Sirikaew (Thailand)

Bronze – Yuliya Kalina (Ukraine)

JUDO – Womens 57kg

Gold – Kaori Matsumoto (Japan)

Silver – Corina Caprioriu (Romania)

Bronze – Marti Malloy (USA) and Automne Pavia (France)

JUDO – Mens 73kg

Gold – Mansur Isaev (Russian Federation)

Silver – Riki Nakaya (Japan)

Bronze – Nyam-Ochir Sainjargal (Mongolia) and Ugo Legrand (France)

GYMNASTICS – Artistic Mens Team

Gold – China

Silver – Japan

Bronze – Great Britain

WEIGHTLIFTING – Mens 62kg

Gold – Un Guk Kim – North Korea

Silver – Oscar Albeiro Figueroa Mosquera (Colombia)

Bronze – Irawan Eko Yuli (Indonesia)

FENCING – Womens Individual Epee

Gold – Yana Shemyakina (Ukraine)

Silver – Britta Heidemann (Germany)

Bronze – Yujie Sun (China)

SWIMMING – Mens 200m Freestyle

Gold – Yannick Agnel (France)

Silver – Taehwan Park (South Korea)

Bronze – Yang Sun (China)

SWIMMING – Womens 100m Backstroke

Gold – Missy Franklin (USA)

Silver – Emily Seebohm (Australia)

Bronze – Aya Terakawa (Japan)

SWIMMING – Mens 100m Backstroke

Gold – Matthew Grevers (USA)

Silver – Nick Thoman (USA)

Bronze – Ryosuke Irie (Japan)

SWIMMING – Womens 100m Breaststroke

Gold – Ruta Meilutyte (Lithuania)

Silver – Rebecca Soni (USA)

Bronze – Satomi Suzuki (Japan)

And again, the most important count, after three days of competition:

Gold Medals – Australia – 1

Gold Medals – Great Britain – 0

Bring on Day Four!

 

 

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