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Sports Women’s beach volleyball

SILVER: Britain (Laura Robson, Andy Murray). BRONZE: United States (Lisa Raymond, Mike Bryan).

GOLD: United States (Kerri Walsh, Misty-May Treanor) SILVER: United States.

Men’s track and field

B Men’s diving 3-meter synchronized springboard GOLD: China. SILVER: Russia. BRONZE: United States

Women’s diving 3-meter springboard SEVENTH: Cassidy Krug (USA/Stanford)

Equestrian Individual eventing GOLD: Germany SILVER: Sweden BRONZE: Germany 41ST: Nina Ligon (Thailand/Stanford)

Men’s fencing Foil GOLD: Italy SILVER: Japan BRONZE: Germany FOURTH: United States (Alexander Massialas)

Women’s gymnastics Team GOLD: United States. SILVER: Russia. BRONZE: Romania FIFTH: Canada (Kristina Vaculik)

Men’s rowing Eights GOLD: Germany SILVER: Canada BRONZE: Great Britain FOURTH: United States (David Banks, Jake Cornelius) Quadruple sculls REPECHAGES: United States (Alex Osborne) Pair EIGHTH: United States (B Silas Stafford)

Women’s rowing Eights GOLD: United States (Elle Logan) SILVER: Canada BRONZE: Netherlands

Men’s soccer GOLD: Mexico. SILVER: Brazil BRONZE: Korea PRELIM: New Zealand (Ryan Nelsen)

Women’s soccer GOLD: United States (Kelley O’Hara, Rachel Buehler, Nicole Barnhardt, Christen Press (alt.)) SILVER: Japan. BRONZE: Canada. QUARTERFINAL: New Zealand (Ali Riley)

Markus Rogan

Men’s swimming 200 IM SEMIFINAL: Markus Rogan (Austria/Stanford) 50 free PRELIM: David Dunford (Kenya/Stanford) 100 free PRELIM: David Dunford (Kenya/Stanford) 100 fly SEMIFINAL: Jason Dunford (Kenya/Stanford) 200 back SEMIFINAL: Tobias Oriwol (Canada/Stanford) 800 free relay PRELIM: Canada (Tobias Oriwol)

Synchronized swimming Duet GOLD: Russia (Natalia Ishchenko, Svetlana Romashina). SILVER: Spain (Ona Carbonell Ballestero, Andrea Fuentes Fache). BRONZE: China (Huang Xuechen, Liu Ou). 11TH: United States (Maria Koroleva)

Marathon DNF: Ryan Hall (USA/Stanford) 400 hurdles SEMIFINAL: Amaechi Morton (Nigeria/Stanford)

Women’s track and field Shot put 15TH: Jillian CamarenaWilliams (USA/Stanford) Pole vault 24TH: Katerina Stefanidi (Greece/Stanford) Long jump 12TH: Aranxta King (Bermuda/Stanford) 1,600 relay FINALIST: Nigeria (Idara Otu)

Women’s volleyball GOLD: Brazil. SILVER: United States (Danielle Scott-Arruda, Tayyiba HaneefPark, Lindsey Berg, Tamari Miyashiro, Nicole Davis, Jordan Larson, Megan Hodge, Christa Harmotto, Logan Tom, Foluke Akinradewo, Courtney Thompson, Destinee Hooker). BRONZE: Japan.

Women’s Table tennis Singles GOLD: Li Xiaoxia, China. SILVER: Ding Ning, China. BRONZE: Tianwei Feng, Singapore. PRELIM: Lily Zhang (USA/Palo Alto High)

Men’s Tennis Doubles GOLD: United States (Mike Bryan, Bob Bryan). SILVER: France. BRONZE: France 2.

Women’s tennis Singles GOLD: Serena William, USA SILVER: Maria Sharapova, Russia BRONZE: Victoria Azarenka Doubles GOLD: United States 2 (Serena Williams, Venus Williams). SILVER: Czech Republic 2. BRONZE: Russia 2. Mixed Doubles GOLD: Belarus (Victoria Azarenka, Max Mirnyi).

American and Russian athletes march side by side during the closing ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Jillian Camarena-Williams

The Olympic spirit rises out of the Olympic flame as closing ceremonies gave fans and athletes something to remember.

Men’s Water polo GOLD: Croatia. SILVER: Italy. BRONZE: Serbia. EIGHTH: United States (Tony Azevedo, Layne Beaubien, Peter Hudnut, Peter Varellas)

Women’s water polo GOLD: United States (Betsey Armstrong, Heather Petri, Melissa Seidemann, Brenda Villa, Lauren Wenger, Maggie Steffens, Courtney Mathewson, Jessica Steffens, Elsie Windes, Kelly Rulon, Annika Dries, Kami Craig, Tumua Anae). SILVER: Spain. BRONZE: Australia.

Men’s wrestling 74Kg GOLD: Jordan Burroughs (USA) SILVER: Sadegh Saeed Goudarzi, Iran. BRONZE: Denis Tsargush, Russia. BRONZE: Soslan Tigiev, Uzbekistan. FIFTH: Matt Gentry (Canada/Stanford)

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Palo Alto Weekly 08.17.2012 - Section 1  

Section 1 of the August 17, 2012 edition of the Palo Alto Weekly

Palo Alto Weekly 08.17.2012 - Section 1  

Section 1 of the August 17, 2012 edition of the Palo Alto Weekly