Sally Pearson of Australia continued her rise over the last four years by taking the gold medal in the women’s 100 meters hurdles, leaving two Americans with silver and bronze, while Chris Hoy, with another Cycling gold medal going to Chris Hoy, becoming Great Britain’s all time leader in the Olympic games.
Men’s high jump – Ivan Ukhov of Russia came out as the surprising winner, winning the gold medal with 2.38. Silver went to Erik Kynard of the United States with 2.33, followed by three bronze medalists – Robert Grabarz of Great Britain, Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar and Derek Drouin of Canada.
Men’s discus throw – The two time world champion, Robert Harting, didn’t disappoint, winning by 9 centimeters to take gold. Silver went to Ehsan Haddadi of Iran while bronze went to the exiting Olympic champion, Gerd Kanter of Estonia.
Women’s 100 meters hurdles – Sally Pearson of Australia set a new Olympic record with 12.37, improving by one spot from her silver medal in Beijing. She finished 0.02 seconds ahead of Dawn Harper of the United States, the exiting Olympic champion. Bronze went to another American, Kellie Wells.
Men’s 1500 meters - Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria took the surprising gold medal with 3:34.08, followed by American Leonel Manzano of the United States with silver and Abdalaati Iguider of Morocco taking bronze.
Women’s omnium – Laura Trott of Great Britain won her second gold medal of these Olympic head, finishing ahead of American Sarah Hammer (silver) and Australian Anette Edmondson with bronze.
Women’s sprint – A rare no-gold for Britain, as Anna Meares of Australia finished first, ahead of Victoria Pendleton of Great Britain with silver and Guo Shuang of China taking bronze.
Men’s keirin – Chris Hoy, who else, became Great Britain’s greatest Olympian ever, winning his sixth gold medal. Silver went to Maximilian Levy of Germany. Bronze went to Simon van Velthooven of New Zealand and Teun Mulder of the Netherlands.
Men’s 3 meters springboard – Ilya Zakharov of Russia took the gold medal after getting silver in the synchronized event, followed by Qin Kai (silver) and He Chong (bronze) of China.
Team Dressage – Great Britain took gold, followed by Germany and a bronze for the Netherlands.
Men’s Parallel bars – Feng Zhe of China took his second gold medal of the games. Marcel Nguyen of Germany won his second silver of the games. Hamilton Sabot of France took the bronze.
Women’s balance team – Gold went to Deng Linlin of China, silver went to Sui Lu of China and bronze went to Aly Raisman of the United States.
Men’s horizontal bar – Epke Zonderland of the Netherlands won the gold medal, followed by Fabian Hambuchen of Germany with silver (took bronze in Beijing), while Zou Kai of China took the bronze.
Women’s floor – Aly Raisman of the United States took the gold medal, her second in the competition this season; Catalina Ponor of Romania took silver and Aliya Mstafina of Russia took bronze, her fourth medal of the games.
Men’s sailboard – Dorian van Rijsselberghe of the Netherlands took the gold medal, followed by Nick Dempsey of Great Britain with silver and Przemyslaw Miarczynski of Poland with bronze.
Women’s sailboard – Marina Alabau of Spain took the gold medal, followed by Tuuli Petaja of Finland with silver and Zofia Klepacka of Poland with bronze.
Women’s duet – Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina of Russia took the gold medal, followed by Spain taking silver and China taking bronze.
Women’s team – Gold for China, silver for Japan and bronze for Singapore.
Men’s – Alistair Brownlee of Great Britain, the two time world champion, delivered in the Olympics taking the gold, winning by 11 seconds. Javier Gomez of Spain took silver, followed by Alistair’s older brother, Jonathan Brownlee, taking the bronze.
Men’s +105 kilograms – Behdad Salimi of Iran took the gold medal after winning two world titles, followed by another Iranian, Sajjad Anoushiravani. Ruslan Albegov of Russia took bronze.
Men’s Greco-Roman 66 kilograms – Gold for Kim Hyeon-Woo of South Korea. Silver for Tamás Lőrincz of Hungary. Bronze for Manuchar Tskhadaia of Georgia and Steeve Guenot of France.
Men’s Greco-Roman 96 kilograms – Gold for Ghasem Rezaei of Iran. Silver for Rustam Totrov of Russia. Bronze for Artur Aleksanyan of Armenia and Jimmy Lidberg of Sweden.
|2||United States (USA)||30||19||21||70|
|3||Great Britain (GBR)*||22||13||13||48|
|4||South Korea (KOR)||12||5||6||23|
|14||North Korea (PRK)||4||0||1||5|
|17||New Zealand (NZL)||3||1||5||9|
|18||South Africa (RSA)||3||1||0||4|
|31||Czech Republic (CZE)||1||3||1||5|
|35||Dominican Republic (DOM)||1||1||0||2|
|Chinese Taipei (TPE)||0||1||0||1|
|Hong Kong (HKG)||0||0||1||1|
|Saudi Arabia (KSA)||0||0||1||1|
|Puerto Rico (PUR)||0||0||1||1|
|Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)||0||0||1||1|
|Total (72 NOCs)||200||202||222||624|