Summer Olympics 2012: Complete Medal Breakdown for Day 3

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Summer Olympics 2012: Complete Medal Breakdown for Day 3
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Two days have been completed at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, but the action is not slowing down at all. Today there will be 12 more medal events. Here is a complete breakdown of all the medal events you can see on day three of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

 

Shooting: Men's 10-meter Air Rifle (6:15 a.m. ET)

China has looked very strong in many of the shooting events so far, but the favorite to bring home the gold today is Niccolo Campriani of Italy.

Diving: Men's Synchronized 10-Meter Platform (10:00 a.m. ET)

China is always extremely strong in diving competitions and this year they will turn to Cao Yuan and Zhang Yanquan. The host nation looks for Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield to bring home the gold.

Weightlifting: Women's 58kg (10:30 a.m. ET)

China's Li Xueying is one of the favorites to win gold.

Judo: Women's 57kg (11:00 a.m. ET)

Kaori Matsumoto of Japan has won four European championships and is one of the favorites to win the gold. Four medals will once again be awarded in judo.

Judo: Men's 73kg (11:10 a.m. ET)

Wang Ki-Chun is one of the favorites to bring home the gold, but Japan's Riki Nakaya is also a strong contender.

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USA looks to bring home a medal in men's gymnastics today.

Gymnastics: Men's Team Competition (11:30 a.m. ET)

China, Japan and the United States will all be battling it out for the gold medal.

Weightlifting: Men's 62 kg (2:00 p.m. ET)

Zhang Jie of China will look to continue the dominance that the Chinese have had so far in weightlifting at these 2012 Summer Olympics.

Fencing: Women's Individual Epee (2:40 p.m. ET)

Sun Yujie and Li Na of China are the favorites to run 1-2 for the Chinese team. The Romanians will have a very strong team as well, though.

Swimming: Men's 200-Meter Freestyle (2:41 p.m. ET)

Ryan Lochte looks to bring home his third medal of these Olympics, but he could run into some trouble from France's Yannick Agnel.

Swimming: Women's 100-Meter Backstroke (2:49 p.m. ET)

Missy Franklin of the United States appears to be the favorite in this race, but there are many strong competitors in the field including China's Zhao Jing.

Swimming: Men's 100-Meter Backstroke (2:56 p.m. ET)

2008 silver medalist Matt Grevers is the big favorite to bring home the gold for the United States in the backstroke.

Swimming: Women's 100-Meter Breaststroke (2:13 p.m. ET)

The United States will look to get two people on the podium in this event as Breeja Larson and Rebecca Soni could both win medals.

 

 

Make sure to check back every day for medal results, standings, and previews for every medal event of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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