Browsing Gold Medal winners

London 2012 – Gold Medal Winners on Day 14 of the Olympics

Posted on 10 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Maybe the finest performance of the Athletics competitions in London, as the United States women’s team (Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight and Carmelita Jeter) won the first American gold medal in this event since 1996, setting a new world record and leaving the Jamaican fearsome foursome more than half a second behind. More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 13 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 9 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Another fantastic all-around day for the USA with Athletics, Water Polo and football gold, but with Usain Bolt on the track, everything else diminishes, even David Rudisha’s fantastic new world record in the 800 meters race. Bolt completed his second 100-200 double, finishing with 19.32 as he eased off during the final stretch. More

London 2012 – Gold Medal Winners on Day 12 of the Olympic Games

Posted on 8 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

An American night on the track, with three gold medals. Allyson Felix finally won her individual gold medal in the 200 meters race; Aries Merritt took his first gold medal with a fantastic sub 13-seconds time in the 110 meters hurdles and Brittney Reese, lazily, took the gold in the women’s long jump with 7.12, her only good jump of the final. More

Most Successful Nations in Olympic Football History

Posted on 8 Aug, 2012, by in Featured

Brazil vs Mexico will be the final of the 2012 Olympics football tournament, two nations that have never won gold in their previous visits. Brazil, amazingly, have four medals, two of silver and two of bronze, but still no gold. For Mexico, it’s their first ever final and a promised first ever medal in the football tournament. One of them will join the previous 17 winners on August 11. More

London 2012 – Gold Medal Winners on Day 11 of the Olympic Games

Posted on 7 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

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. More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 10 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 6 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Kirani James stood out on the track with a fantastic 43.94 and a gold medal in the 400 meters at the age of 19, while Felix Sanchez brought on the dramatics and the tears while taking gold in the 400 meters hurdles and Yelena Isinbayeva finished with bronze and probably, with the Olympic games. More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 9 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 5 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Jamaica again, Usain Bolt again. There’s nothing quite like the men’s 100 meters finals, determining the fastest man in the world, and once again it was the Jamaican, running and setting a new Olympic record with 9.63, putting last year and all the criticism behind him, setting himself in a world of his own when it comes to sprints, winning his fourth Olympic gold medal in four finals. More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 8 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 4 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

A huge day 8 that wrapped up the business in the pool, with the Americans taking gold in both relay races and Michael Phelps winning his 18th and final Olympic gold medal, while in the Athletics stadium Great Britain dominated, just like in Cycling and Rowing, with golds in Men’s long jump, Women’s heptathlon and Men’s 10,000 meters, whiel Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamiaca retained her Olympic title in the Women’s 100 meters. More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 7 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 3 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Another fantastic day for the United States and Michael Phelps in the pool, with the Olympic legend winning his 17th gold medal and probably his last in an individual event, … More

Gold Medal Winners on Day 6 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 2 Aug, 2012, by in Other Sport

Forget about everything that happened today – Day of the Olympic games was Michael Phelps returning to the top, winning his 20th Olympic medal and his 16th of gold, becoming the first swimmer to win the same event (200 IM) in three Olympic games, leaving Ryan Lochte and the rest of the field way way behind in a great day for the Americans in the pool. More