Olympics 2012 day 8 with videos

Day 8 highlights

Great Britain took 5 golds in one days which last happened 100 years back in 1908.

World RecordPhelps ends career in golden fashionWomen’s TrapMen’s 1500m Freestyle Women’s 4x100m Medley RelayWeightlifting Men’s 94kg

 

Athletics

Women's Heptathlon

Jessica Ennis of Great Britain wins Gold in stunning style.

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Men's 20km Race Walk

Ding Chen of China takes gold in Olympic record time.

Women's Discus Throw

Sandra Perkovic of Croatia takes gold

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Women's 100m

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica takes gold. She retained her gold medal from Beijing which a spectacular final dash.

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Men's Long Jump

Greg Rutherford of Great Britain wins gold

Men's 10,000m

Mohamed Farah of Great Britain wins gold upsetting the favourites from Ethiopia

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Badminton

Women's Singles

Xuerui Li of China takes gold. Silver also goes to China.

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Women's Doubles

TIAN Q & ZHAO Y L of China take gold beating Japan pair

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Cycling - Track

Women's Team Pursuit

Great Britain takes gold. So both Women's & Men's event won by Great Britain

 

Fencing

Women's Team Epee

China takes gold

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Rowing

Women's Single Sculls

Miroslava Knapkova of Czech Republic takes gold

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Men's Lightweight Double Sculls

RASMUSSEN Mads / QUIST Rasmus of Denmark take gold

Women's Lightweight Double Sculls

COPELAND Katherine / HOSKING Sophie of Great Britain wins gold

Men's Four

Great Britain wins gold

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Shooting

Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions

Jamie Lynn Gray of USA takes gold

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Women's Trap

Jessica Rossi of Italy take gold with world record in total score

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Swimming

Men's 4x100m Medley Relay

USA takes gold, which gives Michael Phelps his 18 Gold medal and 22 medal overall. What a way to end a stunning career. Michael Phelps has 18 gold medals twice as many as the previous record holder who had 9

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Women's 50m Freestyle

Ranomi Kromowidjojo of Netherlands takes gold in Olympic record time

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Men's 1500m Freestyle

Yang Sun of China demolishes the world record, never seen a world record broken so badly, over 3 sec.

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Women's 4x100m Medley Relay

USA takes gold in world record time

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Tennis

Women's Singles

Serena Williams of USA takes gold beating Maria Sharapova of Russia who gets silver. Bronze medal goes to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus.

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Men's Doubles

BRYAN M / BRYAN B of USA take gold

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Trampoline

Women's Trampoline

Rosannagh Maclennan of Canada takes gold the other two medals go to Chinese athletes

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Triathlon

Women's Triathlon

Nicola Spirig of Switzerland won gold in a photo finish

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Weightlifting

Men's 94kg

Ilya Ilyin of Kazakhstan takes gold in World record lifts

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Indians at Olympics

Men's 20km Race Walk - Out of 48 Athletes Irfan Kolothum Thodi comes in 10th Gurmeet Singh comes in 33rd Baljinder Singh comes in 43rd

Women's Discus Throw Krishna Poonia of India takes 7th place out of 12 places. First Indian to reach final of Women's Discus Throw

Badminton Saina Nehwal wins Bronze as the Chinese player Xin WANG retires with injury in a match were she was 1 set up.

Boxing

Men's Light Fly (49kg) - Round of 16 Devendro Singh Laishram moves to quaterfinals

Men's Light Welter (64kg) - Round of 16 Manoj Kumar was defeated

Rowing

Men's Lightweight Double Sculls Sandeep Kumar & Manjeet Singh of India won the group Final D against Egypt but were nearly 1 minutes off the gold medal place. Still good effort by the players.

Tennis

Mixed Doubles Sania MIRZA / Leander Paes lose in quarterfinals to the no.1 seeds in mixed doubles