Summer Olympics 2012: Complete Medal Results from Day 1

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Summer Olympics 2012: Complete Medal Results from Day 1
Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

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

Gold: Italy

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

Gold: Australia

Silver: Netherlands

Bronze: United States

Follow B/R on Facebook

College Basketball

Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.