Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The Summer Olympics

Are over for another 4 years. But, to recap the USA's medal count, here are the results:



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Number of Medals Won:


  • Gold - 36

  • Silver - 38

  • Bronze - 36

Grand Total Medal Count - 110 (the most of any country)



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Records Breakers:


Swimming:


  • Men's 400m Medley Qualification - Heat 4, Michael Phelps, 4:07.8
  • Men's 400m Medley Final, Michael Phelps, 4:03.84
  • Men's 100m Backstroke - Heat 4, Matt Grevers, 53.41
  • Women's 400m Freestyle - Heat 5, Katie Hoff, 4:03.71
  • Men's 4x100m Free Qualification - Heat 1, Nathan Adrian, Cullen Jones, Ben Wildman-Tobriner, Matt Grevers, 3:12.23
  • Men's 4x100m Free Qualification, Nathan Adrian, Cullen Jones, Ben Wildman-Tobriner, Matt Grevers, 3:12.23
  • Men's 4x100m Free Final, Michael Phelps, Garrett Weber-Gale, Cullen Jones, Jason Lezak, 3:08.24
  • Men's 200m Butterfly Qualification, Michael Phelps, 1:53.70

Shooting:

  • Men's double trap (150 targets) Qualification, Walton Eller, 145

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Medal Standings:



Gold:


  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Volleyball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Track and Field, Men's 4X400 Meter Relay - LaShawn Merritt, David Neville, Angelo Taylor, Jeremy Wariner
  • Track and Field, Women's 4X400 Meter Relay - Mary Wineberg, Monique Henderson, Allyson Felix, Sanya Richards
  • Track and Field, Men's Decathlon, Bryan Clay
  • Men's Beach Volleyball, Todd Rogers, Philip Dalhausser
  • Track and Field, Men's 400 Meters, LaShawn Merritt
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Beach Volleyball, Kerri Walsh, Misty May-Treanor
  • Track and Field, Women's 100-Meter Hurdles, Dawn Harper
  • Gymnastics, Women's Balance Beam, Shawn Johnson
  • Wrestling, Men's Freestyle Under 55 kg, Henry Cejudo
  • Sailing, Radial - One-Person Dinghy, Anna Tunnicliffe
  • Equestrian, Team Jumping, Mclain Ward, Laura Kraut, Will Simpson, Beezie Madden
  • Track and Field, Men's 400-Meter Hurdles, Angelo Taylor
  • Track and Field, Women's Discus Throw, Stephanie Brown Trafton
  • Rowing, Women's Eight With Coxswain, Erin Cafaro, Lindsay Shoop, Anna Goodale, Elle Logan, Anne Cummins, Susan Francia, Caroline Lind, Caryn Davies, Mary Whipple
  • Swimming, Men's 4x100-Meter Medley Relay, Aaron Peirsol, Brendan Hansen, Michael Phelps, Jason Lezak
  • Tennis, Women's Doubles, Serena Williams, Venus Williams
  • Shooting, Men's Skeet (125 targets), Vincent Hancock
  • Swimming, Men's 100-Meter Butterfly, Michael Phelps
  • Gymnastics, Women's Individual All-Around, Nastia Liukin
  • Swimming, Men's 200-Meter Individual Medley, Michael Phelps
  • Swimming, Men's 200-Meter Backstroke, Ryan Lochte
  • Swimming, Women's 200-Meter Breaststroke, Rebecca Soni
  • Cycling, Women's Individual Time Trial, Kristin Armstrong
  • Swimming, Men's 4x200-Meter Freestyle Relay, Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Ricky Berens, Peter Vanderkaay
  • Swimming, Men's 200-Meter Butterfly, Michael Phelps
  • Shooting, Men's Double Trap (150 targets), Walton Eller
  • Swimming, Men's 100-Meter Backstroke, Aaron Peirsol
  • Swimming, Women's 100-Meter Backstroke, Natalie Coughlin
  • Swimming, Men's 200-Meter Freestyle, Michael Phelps
  • Swimming, Men's 4x100-Meter Freestyle Relay, Michael Phelps, Garrett Weber-Gale, Cullen Jones, Jason Lezak
  • Swimming, Men's 400-Meter Individual Medley, Michael Phelps
  • Fencing, Women's Individual Sabre, Mariel Zagunis

Silver:

  • Men's Water Polo
  • Women's Volleyball
  • Cycling, Men's BMX, Mike Day
  • Track and Field, Men's 110-Meter Hurdles, David Payne
  • Track and Field, Men's 400 Meters, Jeremy Wariner
  • Taekwondo, Men's Featherweight (58-68 kg), Mark Lopez
  • Track and Field, Women's 200 Meters, Allyson Felix
  • Softball
  • Women's Water Polo
  • Track and Field, Women's 400-Meter Hurdles, Sheena Tosta
  • Track and Field, Men's 200 Meters, Shawn Crawford
  • Gymnastics, Men's Horizontal Bar, Jonathan Horton
  • Gymnastics, Women's Balance Beam, Nastia Liukin
  • Track and Field, Men's 400-Meter Hurdles, Kerron Clement
  • Track and Field, Women's Pole Vault, Jennifer Stuczynski
  • Gymnastics, Women's Uneven Parallel Bars, Nastia Liukin
  • Gymnastics, Women's Floor Exercise, Shawn Johnson
  • Fencing, Men's Team Sabre, James Williams, Keeth Smart, Jason Rogers, Tim Morehouse
  • Sailing, Finn - Heavyweight Dinghy, Zach Railey
  • Swimming, Women's 4x100-Meter Medley Relay, Natalie Coughlin, Rebecca Soni, Christine Magnuson, Dara Torres
  • Swimming, Women's 50-Meter Freestyle, Dara Torres
  • Track and Field, Women's Heptathlon, Hyleas Fountain
  • Fencing, Women's Team Foil, Hanna Thompson, Erinn Smart, Emily Cross
  • Rowing, Women's Single Sculls, Michelle Guerette
  • Swimming, Women's 200-Meter Backstroke, Margaret Hoelzer
  • Track and Field, Men's Shot Put, Christian Cantwell
  • Shooting, Men's 50-Meter Free Rifle Prone (60 Shots), Matthew Emmons
  • Gymnastics, Women's Individual All-Around, Shawn Johnson
  • Swimming, Men's 200-Meter Backstroke, Aaron Peirsol
  • Shooting, Women's Skeet (75 Targets), Kimberly Rhode
  • Gymnastics, Women's Team, Shawn Johnson, Nastia Liukin, Chellsie Memmel, Samantha Peszek, Alicia Sacramone, Bridget Sloan
  • Equestrian, Individual Eventing, Gina Miles
  • Swimming, Women's 100-Meter Breaststroke, Rebecca Soni
  • Swimming, Men's 100-Meter Backstroke, Matt Grevers
  • Swimming, Women's 400-Meter Freestyle, Katie Hoff
  • Swimming, Women's 100-Meter Butterfly, Christine Magnuson
  • Swimming, Women's 4x100-Meter Freestyle Relay, Natalie Coughlin, Lacey Nymeyer, Kara Lynn Joyce, Dara Torres
  • Fencing, Women's Individual Sabre, Sada Jacobson

Bronze:

  • Boxing, Heavyweight (81-91 kg), Deontay Wilder
  • Men's Baseball
  • Taekwondo, Men's Welterweight (68-80 kg), Steven Lopez
  • Cycling, Men's BMX, Donny Robinson
  • Cycling, Women's BMX, Jill Kintner
  • Equestrian, Individual Jumping, Beezie Madden
  • Track and Field, Men's 110-Meter Hurdles, David Oliver
  • Track and Field, Men's 400 Meters, David Neville
  • Taekwondo, Women's Featherweight (49-57 kg), Diana Lopez
  • Track and Field, Men's 200-Meters, Walter Dix
  • Track and Field, Women's 400-Meters, Sanya Richards
  • Track and Field, Men's 400-Meter Hurdles, Bershawn Jackson
  • Gymnastics, Women's Floor Exercise, Nastia Liukin
  • Rowing, Men's Eight With Coxswain, Beau Hoopman, Matt Schnobrich, Micah Boyd, Wyatt Allen, Daniel Walsh, Steven Coppola, Josh Inman, Bryan Volpenhein, Marcus Mc Elhenney
  • Wrestling, Women's Freestyle 55-63 kg, Randi Miller
  • Track and Field, Men's 100 Meters, Walter Dix
  • Tennis, Men's Doubles, Mike Bryan, Bob Bryan
  • Track and Field, Women's 10000 Meters, Shalane Flanagan
  • Swimming, Women's 100-Meter Freestyle, Natalie Coughlin
  • Swimming, Men's 200-Meter Individual Medley, Ryan Lochte
  • Fencing, Women's Team Sabre, Becca Ward, Mariel Zagunis, Sada Jacobson
  • Wrestling, Men's Greco-Roman 84-96 kg, Adam Wheeler
  • Swimming, Women's 4x200-Meter Freestyle Relay, Allison Schmitt, Natalie Coughlin, Caroline Burckle, Katie Hoff
  • Swimming, Men's 100-Meter Freestyle, Jason Lezak
  • Judo, Middleweight (63-70 kg), Ronda Rousey
  • Cycling, Men's Individual Time Trial, Levi Leipheimer
  • Swimming, Women's 200-Meter Individual Medley, Natalie Coughlin
  • Swimming, Women's 100-Meter Backstroke, Margaret Hoelzer
  • Swimming, Men's 200-Meter Freestlye, Peter Vanderkaay
  • Gymnastics, Men's Team, Alexander Artemev, Raj Bhavsar, Joey Hagerty, Jonathan Horton, Justin Spring, Kai Wen Tan
  • Shooting, Women's Trap (75 Targets), Corey Cogdell
  • Swimming, Women's 400-Meter Individual Medley, Katie Hoff
  • Swimming, Men's 400-Meter Freestyle, Larsen Jensen
  • Swimming, Men's 400-Meter Individual Medley, Ryan Lochte
  • Fencing, Women's Individual Sabre, Becca Ward
  • Shooting, Men's 10-Meter Air Pistol (60 Shots), Jason Turner

Until we meet again Olympics. See you in Vancouver, Canada in 18 months!

2 comments:

Jackie. said...

YOU were more dedicated to the Olympics than anyone I know. I just kept scrolling and scrolling and scrolling....

ssbean said...

Thanks the Olympic recap. I love the olympics and look forward to the day I get to take my little one to it.