Olympics 2012 day 2 with videos

Day 2 Highlights

 

World Records : Shooting Women’s Skeet, Weightlifting Women's 53kg, Women’s 100m Butterfly, Men’s 100m Breaststroke

 

Archery

Women's Team event

Korea takes gold beating China in rainy conditions. Bronze goes to Japan.

 

Cycling

Women's Road Race

VOS Marianne of Netherlands takes gold with the timing of 3:35:29 total distance covered was 149 kms.

 

Diving

Women's Synchronised 3m Springboard

HE Zi / WU Minxia China take gold. They were quite dominant in the event leading the rest of the competition by 20 points which is quite huge.

 

Fencing

Men's Individual Sabre

Aron Szilagyi demolishes Diego Occhiuzzi in Fencing - Men's Individual Sabre to take gold in style 15-8

 

Judo

Women's -52kg

AN Kum Ae of North Korea wins in a spectacular match against Yanet Bermoy Acosta of Cuba

Men's -66kg

SHAVDATUASHVILI Lasha of Goergia beats Hungary's UNGVARI Miklos in a Yuko.

 

Shooting

Women's Skeet

Kimberly Rhode of USA equals world record of 99 while winning gold medal in Women's Skeet shooting. She was in lead all through the final just missing one shot.

Play off for bronze medal won by Danka previous world record holder.

Women's 10m Air Pistol

Wenjun Guo of China takes gold

 

Weightlifting

Men's 56kg

Yun Chol Om of North Korea takes gold with an olympic record. Kind of amazing to think with such hardships these athletes from North Korea are winning so many medals.

Women's 53kg

Zulfiya Chinshanlo of Kazakhstan wins gold in world record lift of 131 kgs

 

Swimming

French dominated the pool on day 2 with some big upsets

Women's 400m Freestyle

Camille Muffat of France takes gold in Olympic record time of 4:01.45

Women's 100m Butterfly

Dana Vollmer of USA takes gold in World record time of 55.98

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Cameron Van Der Burgh of South africa takes gold in World record time of 58.46

Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

Big upset of the day comes in Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay where USA & Australia the favorites were beaten by a spectacular French team with a spectacular final surge.

Indians at Olympics

Archery Women's Team - Deepika KUMARI & Bombayla Devi were knocked out in 1/8 eliminations by Denmark for the score of 211-210. which was quite a competitive score.

Badminton Womens Singles - Saina NEHWAL wins comfortable in her opening match with scores of 21 / 9 - 21 / 4 beating JAQUET Sabrina of Swizerland

Boxing Men's Welter (60kg) JAI BHAGWAN wins in Round of 32 beating ALLISOP Andrique of Seychelles with score of 18 - 8