Day 3 highlights
World Record – Weightlifting Men 62kg,
CAO Yuan / ZHANG Yanquan of China take gold with some stunning dives. They were comfortably ahead of the pack winning the event by 18 point lead. Mexico took silver with some stunning jumps.
China takes gold with some stunning performances, Usa made some big mistakes to go out of medals tally.
Japan which finished fourth contested the scores after the scores were checked gained Silver medal. Great Britain who were in silver medal position were reduced to bronze and Ukraine who were in bronze moved to 4th and out of medal position.
Mansur Isaev of Russia takes the gold beating Japans Riki Nakaya
Kaori Matsumoto of Japan defeats Corina Caprioriu of Romania
Alin George Moldoveanu of Romania takes gold, Abhinav Bindra of India fails to qualify for the finals. But Gagan Narang of India qualifies for final and also win Bronze medal with some good shooting.
France again dominated the pool with some big wins
Yannick Agnel of france takes gold after a good final surge.
Missy Franklin of Usa takes gold
Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania takes gold
Matthew Grevers of USA takes gold in Olympic record time.
Xueying Li of China breaks olympic record to take gold
Un Guk Kim of North Korea shatters the world record. He was such a pleasure to watch so confident and some amazing lifting.
Yana Shemyakina Ukraine takes gold. There was some controversy too
Indians at Olympics
Men’s 10m Air Rifle
Gagan Narang of India qualifies for final and win Bronze medal with some good shooting.
Abhinav Bindra of India fails to qualify for the finals.
Archery – Women’s Individual
1/32 Eliminations – LAISHRAM Bombayla Devi beats PSARRA Evangelia 6 – 4
1/16 Eliminations – LAISHRAM Bombayla Devi lost to ROMAN Aida 2 – 6
Women Singles – Group Play Stage Group E
NEHWAL Saina beats TAN Lianne 55th ranked with the scores of 21 / 4 – 21 / 14
Womens Doubles – Group Play Stage Group B
GUTTA / PONNAPPA beat CHENG / CHIEN with scores of 23 / 25 – 21 / 16 – 18 / 21
Men’s Light Heavy (81kg) – Round of 32
SANGWAN Sumit was deafeated by FALCAO FLORENTINO Yamaguchi 14 – 15
India were beaten by Netherlands 2-3