Summer Olympics 2012: Complete Medal Results from Day 1
Day 1 of the 2012 London Summer Olympics is officially in the books, and it was an action-packed first day to say the least. From Ryan Lochte dominating the 400-meter individual medley to Italy winning gold in archery after hitting a bull's-eye on their final shot, the first day of the 2012 Summer Olympics were full of excitement.
Here is a complete rundown of the medal winners from Day 1 and a look at the medal standings.
Women's 10-Meter Air Rifle
Gold: Yi Siling, China
Silver: Sylwia Bogacka, Poland
Bronze: Yu Dan, China
China got off to a great start at this year's games. Yi Siling took home the first gold medal with a 0.7 point victory over Poland's Sylwia Bogacka. China also got the bronze medal thanks to the performance of Yu Dan.
Men's 10-Meter Air Pistol
Gold: Jin Jong-Oh, South Korea
Silver: Luca Tesconi, Italy
Bronze: Andrija Zlatic, Serbia
After finishing second in 2008, South Korea's Jin Jong-Oh captured the gold medal this time around in London. Jin recorded a score of 688.2 to win the event, while Tesconi of Italy and Zlatic of Serbia recorded scores of 685.8 and 685.2 to win the silver and bronze medals.
Men's Road Race
Gold: Alexandr Vinokurov, Kazakhstan
Silver: Rigoberto Urán, Colombia
Bronze: Alexander Kristoff, Norway
After nearly six hours of racing, everything came down to a dead sprint. Vinokurov was able to outlast Urán by the slimmest of margins, though, and bring home the gold for Kazakhstan.
Women's Judo: 106-Pound Weight Class
Gold: Sara Menezes, Brazil
Silver: Alina Dumitru, Romania
Bronze: Charline van Snick, Belgium
Bronze: Eva Csernoviczki, Hungary
After finishing 19th in 2008, Sara Menezes of Brazil defeated defending gold medalist Alina Dumitru to seize the gold medal this year. Two bronze medals are awarded in judo, so Charline van Snick of Belgium and Eva Csernoviczki of Hungary both walked away with medals as well.
Men's Judo: 132-Pound Weight Class
Gold: Arsen Galstyan, Russia
Silver: Hiroaki Hiraoka, Japan
Bronze: Felipe Kitadai, Brazil
Bronze: Rishod Sobirov, Uzbekistan
Arsen Galstyan won the gold medal match in less than a minute, pinning down Japan's Hiroaki Hiraoka to receive an ippon score, which is like a knockout. Felipe Kitadai of Brazil and Rishod Sobirov of Uzbekistan each brought home bronze medals.
Women's Weightlifting: 132-Pound Weight Class
Gold: Wang Mingjuan, China
Silver: Hiromi Miyake, Japan
Bronze: Ryang Chun Hwa, PKR
Men's Team Archery
Silver: United States
Bronze: South Korea
Women's Individual Foil Fencing
Gold: Elisa Di Francisca, Italy
Silver: Arianna Errigo, Italy
Bronze: Valentina Vezzali, Italy
Men's Swimming: 400-Meter Individual Medley
Gold: Ryan Lochte, United States
Silver: Thiago Pereira, Brazil
Bronze: Kosuke Hagino, Japan
Men's Swimming: 400-Meter Freestyle
Gold: Sun Yang, China
Silver: Park Tae-Hwan, South Korea
Bronze: Peter Vanderkaay, United States
Women's Swimming: 400-Meter Individual Medley
Gold: Ye Shiwen, China
Silver: Elizabeth Beisel, United States
Bronze: Li Xuanxu, China
Women's Swimming: 4X100-Meter Freestyle Relay
Bronze: United States
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