Day 8 highlights
Great Britain took 5 golds in one days which last happened 100 years back in 1908.
Jessica Ennis of Great Britain wins Gold in stunning style.
Ding Chen of China takes gold in Olympic record time.
Sandra Perkovic of Croatia takes gold
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica takes gold. She retained her gold medal from Beijing which a spectacular final dash.
Greg Rutherford of Great Britain wins gold
Mohamed Farah of Great Britain wins gold upsetting the favourites from Ethiopia
Xuerui Li of China takes gold. Silver also goes to China.
TIAN Q & ZHAO Y L of China take gold beating Japan pair
Cycling – Track
Great Britain takes gold. So both Women’s & Men’s event won by Great Britain
China takes gold
Miroslava Knapkova of Czech Republic takes gold
RASMUSSEN Mads / QUIST Rasmus of Denmark take gold
COPELAND Katherine / HOSKING Sophie of Great Britain wins gold
Great Britain wins gold
Jamie Lynn Gray of USA takes gold
Jessica Rossi of Italy take gold with world record in total score
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
Ranomi Kromowidjojo of Netherlands takes gold in Olympic record time
Yang Sun of China demolishes the world record, never seen a world record broken so badly, over 3 sec.
USA takes gold in world record time
Serena Williams of USA takes gold beating Maria Sharapova of Russia who gets silver. Bronze medal goes to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus.
BRYAN M / BRYAN B of USA take gold
Rosannagh Maclennan of Canada takes gold the other two medals go to Chinese athletes
Nicola Spirig of Switzerland won gold in a photo finish
Ilya Ilyin of Kazakhstan takes gold in World record lifts
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
Saina Nehwal wins Bronze as the Chinese player Xin WANG retires with injury in a match were she was 1 set up.
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
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.
Sania MIRZA / Leander Paes lose in quarterfinals to the no.1 seeds in mixed doubles