China was finally able to take home the men’s Gymnastics gold that they were expected to win 4 years ago. Winning seven of the last eight world titles and carrying the weight of a country’s hopes, China performed under immense pressue and was able to atone its collapse in Athens.
In swimming, Phelps’ count is at 3 (gold medals and world records). Coughlin wins her 100m backstroke gold while repping the Bay. Peirsol and Grevers take the top two spots in 100m backstroke.
Other Olympics links:
A hilarious must-read summarizing the “8 Opening Ceremonies Moments that Made Me Crap My Pants“.
Brad Pitt is an Olympic athlete.
And a sweet collection of photos.