Day 12 Olympic lookahead

Posted By: Abe Hefter · 8/7/2012 7:31:00 PM

·   Canoe/Kayak Sprint:

o  Men’s K-1 1000m – Three-time Olympic medallist Adam van Koeverden goes for gold 


o  Men’s C-1 1000m – Third-generation Olympian Mark Oldershaw battles for his first medal at Eton Dorney 


·  Athletics: Men’s Decathlon – Three events kick off in the morning with 100m, long jump, and shot put followed by high jump and 400m in the afternoon 


·   Equestrian: Individual Jumping – Ian Millar who is making his 10th Olympic Games appearance and Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medallist Eric Lamaze have the podium in sight 

·  Athletics – Four medal events take place including the women’s long jump, women’s 400m hurdles, the women’s 200m and the men’s 110m hurdles. Plus, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake compete in the 200m semifinals alongside Canada’s Jared Connaughton and Aaron Brown 


·   Beach Volleyball: Women’s – It’s suspense on the sand in this gold medal match-up 


·   Wrestling: Women’s Freestyle 48kg – Canada’s Carol Huynh looks to defend her Olympic title following her gold medal performance in Beijing 


·   Diving: Women’s 10m Platform – Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion, who captured bronze in the women's 10m synchronized diving last week, compete in this preliminary round

 (Mark Oldershaw Reuters Photo)

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