Olympics 2012 Schedule: Day 4 Event Guide, Athletes to Watch, TV Info & More

0
132

We are just three days into the London Olympics, but there has been no shortage of drama. Expect that to continue on Day4.

Action in the swimming pool, most notably, has provided the most theatrics. There have been final-lap comebacks, 15- and 17-year-old gold medalists, world records broken and much more.

Luckily for fans of excitement, swimming will be in full force once again on Tuesday.

But that’s just the beginning.

Men’s basketball gets back to the court, the women compete for gold in the gymnastics all-around team event and, in case you were worried, there will be more water polo and team handball.

Let’s take a closer look at Tuesday’s Day 4 action from London.

Note: For a complete look at the Full Olympic TV Schedule, click here. For a complete look at Tuesday’s event schedule, click here.

Event Info

Archery: Men’s and Women’s Individual

 

Badminton: Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Group Stage Action

 

Basketball: Men’s Group Action

 

Beach Volleyball: Men’s and Women’s Prelims

 

Boxing: Men’s Light Fly and Men’s Light Welter

 

Canoe Slalom: Men’s Canoe Single (C1) Semis and Finals

 

Diving: Women’s Synchronized 10-Meter Platform Finals

 

Equestrian: Individual Eventing Final and Team Eventing Final

 

Fencing: Men’s Individual Foil Complete Tournament

 

Gymnastics: Women’s Team Final

 

Handball: Men’s Group Action

 

Hockey: Women’s Group Action

 

Judo: Men’s 81-kg Tournament and Women’s 63-kg Tournament

 

Rowing: Men’s Single Sculls, Women’s Double Sculls, Men’s Four, Women’s Lightweight Double Sculls, Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls, Women’s Eight, Women’s Single Sculls, Men’s Doulbe Sculls, Men’s Lightweight Four

 

Sailing: Men’s Finn, Men’s 49er, Men’s RS-X, Women’s Laser Radial, Men’s Star, Women’s Elliott 6m, Men’s Laser, Women’s RS-X

 

Shooting: Men’s Skeet Qualification and Finals

 

Soccer: Women’s Group Action

 

Swimming: Men’s 100-Meter Freestyle, Women’s 200-Meter Butterfly, Men’s 200-Meter Breaststroke, Men’s 4×200-Meter Freestyle Relay, Women’s 200-Meter Freestyle, Men’s 200-Meter Butterfly, Women’s 200-Meter Individual Medley

 

Table Tennis: Women’s and Men’s Quarterfinals Singles

 

Tennis: Men’s and Women’s Singles and Doubles Action

 

Volleyball: Men’s Group Action

 

Water Polo: Men’s Group Action

 

Weightlifting: Men’s 69-kg and Women’s 63-kg

Jen Kessey, April Ross

Hi-res-149502567_crop_exact Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

The fourth-best women’s beach volleyball duo in the world continue their quest for a gold medal when they take on the Netherlands team of Sanne Keizer and Marleen van Iersal.

Kessey and Ross have always been a dominant pair (they took home the gold at the 2009 World Championsips), but there’s no doubt the Americans are tired of being in the shadow of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, the two-time Olympic gold medalists from the same country

 

Alex Morgan

The United States women’s soccer team has already qualified for the quarterfinals, so there’s a good chance coach Pia Sundhage rests some of the stars.

Nonetheless, if the 23-year-old Morgan sees the field, she is someone you want to pay attention to.

The American is absolutely terrific on the ball, possessing impressive stepovers and various moves that help her get away from defenders. She’s also a fantastic finisher from anywhere around the box.

Morgan is one of the hottest players in the world (because of her goal-scoring streak, I obviously mean). Don’t miss her likely cutting up Korea on the pitch.

 

Jordyn Wieber

During qualification, Wieber finished fourth in the all-around competition, which usually would have been more than good enough to put her through to the finals, which is home to 24 competitors. However, since two Americans finished in second and third, she was eliminated.

Hi-res-149295650_crop_exact Christian Petersen/Getty Images

But that doesn’t mean Wieber’s week is done.

On Tuesday she will compete in the team competition, and don’t be surprised if she comes out with a vengeance, leading her squad to a dominant gold medal.

 

article bottom

LEAVE A REPLY