Day 5-6 at the London Olympics! TeamUSA romps Nigeria!
@SportsBata ..nuff said
#GabbyWinsGymnasticsGold Gabby Douglas has done it! She captured the Gold medal, and won the third-straight individual all-around crown for #USA Thursday afternoon! Gabby finished with an all-around score of 62.232; only .057 points ahead of her chief rival, Russian Victoria Komova. Aly Raisman did a great job as well, but had to settle for fourth place! World champion gymnast #USA Jordyn Wieber was cut from the individual all-around with a fourth place performance on Sunday! Gabby is 4-foot-11, 16 years old, a native of Virginia Beach, and already has her second Gold for the #LondonOlympics2012! Follow Gabby on twitter, @gabrielledoug! Check out all the Gold medal winners, #TeamUSA, #Serena, current medal count chart, and top stories from Day 5-6 at the #LondonOlympics2012 below!
#USA men’s gymnastics #Miami Danell Levya won a Bronze medal in the Men’s individual all-around on Wednesday afternoon. #BX John Orozco fought his way back to eighth place after a disasterous start (12.56) on the pummel horse! #Orozco is only 19 years old, so I believe he will (or should be) in the next #Olympics!
#PhelpsGetsAnotherGold #USA Ultimate Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has added to the record books (20) with a Gold medal in the 200-meter individual medley Thursday afternoon! Ryan Lochte had to settle for the Silver medal! #Phelps also became the first person to win a Gold medal in the 200-meter IM in three consecutive #Olympics!!!
#USA swimmer Rebecca Soni just won a World Record (2:19.58 time) Gold medal in the 200-meter breaststroke (Thursday afternoon)! She is the defending World Champion, and won 200-meter breaststroke Gold at the #Beijing2008Olympics! Soni also set a world-record in the 200-meter breaststroke semi-finals on Wednesday, and won a Silver medal in the 100-meter breaststroke!
#USA swimmer Tyler Clary won the Gold medal in the 200-meter backstroke on Thursday afternoon! Ryan Lochte settled for the Bronze medal!
#USA swimmer Nathan Adrian came out of nowhere to win the 100-meter freestyle Wednesday afternoon! He displays the depth #USA has in the swimming department!
#USA swimmers, Allison Schmitt (second from the right) and Missy Franklin, captured a Gold medal in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay on Wednesday afternoon! Schmitt had a sensational run as the anchor on the leg!
China Yu Yang, who was disqualified with her partner Xiaoli Wang, posted on her Internet Weibo account, “This is my last time competing. Goodbye beloved badminton.” – nydailynews
“We applaud the federation for having taken swift and decisive action,” IOC spokesman Mark Adams told The Associated Press. “Such behavior is incompatible with the Olympic values.” – nypost
#PingPongScandal Eight table-tennis players were disqualified for throwing games on Wednesday morning! Two teams from South Korea, one from Indonesia and one from China! The team from China announced its retirement from the sport on Thursday! Check out it above!
“This is my purpose,” Harrison said. – espn
#USFirstJudoGold Kayla Harrison became the first #US Olympian to capture Gold in Judo (78-kg title) in the #Olympics! She defeated #UK Gemma Gibbons in the final earlier today (Thursday afternoon) to cement herself in #USA #Olympic history! Harrison was ranked #4 and a former World Champion going into the competition. #USA Teammate Marti Malloy won the Bronze in Women’s 78-kg Judo a day ago.
“That is an American dynasty, baby,” said U.S. crewmember Susan Francia, who was close to tears as she collected her medal on the pontoon at Dorney Lake. “It’s just so special.” – espn
#USA won Gold in women’s eight (rowing) Thursday morning! #USA narrowly edged out #Canada, and proclaimed a six-year domination in the sport! The #USA eight-women crew member boat included: Erin Cafaro(Modesto, Calif.), Susan Francia (Abington, Pa.), Esther Lofgren (Newport Beach, Calif.), Taylor Ritzel (Larkspur, Colo.), Meghan Musnicki (Naples, N.Y.), Eleanor Logan (Boothbay Harbor, Maine), Caroline Lind (Greensboro, N.C.), Caryn Davies (Ithaca, N.Y.) and Mary Whipple (Orangeville, Calif.).
#USA Kristin Armstrong won her second-straight Gold medal in #Olympic cycling time trials Wednesday!
#SerenaAdvancesSemis On Thursday morning, #USA Tennis star Serena Williams beat former #1 Caroline Wozniacki, representing Denmark, 6-0, 6-3 to advance to the semi-finals! Her sister Venus was ousted in her third round match against No. 7-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) Wednesday morning.
#USA Andy Murray and #Serbia Novak Djokovic advanced to the semi-finals Thursday morning! They will play each other in the semi-final match Friday morning!
“Its unbelievable, can’t explain it”, said Melo, “Unbelievable”
#TeamUSARompsNigeria #TeamUSA romped #Nigeria, 156-73 Thursday night! #Melo sizzled with 37 points (10 threes), #Westbrook has 21, #Kobe 16, and #KD has 14 points, and #Nets D-Will had 13 points and 10 dimes! #TeamUSA shattered the #Olympic points record (138), threes record (11), and just about scoring record imaginable! #TeamUSA made an astonishing 29 threes in the game, and made over 64% of their shots!!!
(chart courtesy nydailynews)