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Cielo Swims His Way to a Bronze at the London Games

Cielo Swims His Way to a Bronze at the London Games

It may not be the result he’d wanted, but César Cielo still managed to sprint his way to the medal podium at the 2012 Olympic Games. The 25-year-old Brazilian swimmer who specializes in sprint events wasn’t able to defend his Olympic title in...

Aug 3, 12 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Belmonte Claims Her Second Silver Medal at the London Games

Belmonte Claims Her Second Silver Medal at the London Games

Mireia Belmonte García may soon be called Spain’s “silver bullet”… Following her second place finish in the 200 meter butterfly to put her country on the medal scoreboard , the 21-year-old Spanish swimmer picked up her second silver of the...

Aug 3, 12 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Silva Earns a Bronze in Men's Judo at the London Games

Silva Earns a Bronze in Men’s Judo at the London Games

Following a disappointing loss in the quarterfinals, Rafael Silva roared back to make it onto the medal podium at the 2012 Olympic Games. The 25-year-old Brazilian judoka won the bronze medal in the men’s judo over-100kg class at the London Games...

Aug 3, 12 • Olimpíadas1 Comment »
Ortiz Wins Judo Gold at the London Games

Ortiz Wins Judo Gold at the London Games

Idalys Ortiz is no longer Cuba’s bronze girl… The 22-year-old Cuban judoka won the women’s over 78-kilogram Olympic judo gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Friday, improving on the bronze she won at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing....

Aug 3, 12 • Olimpíadas1 Comment »
Pupo Claims Cuba 's First-Ever Shooting Gold at the London Games

Pupo Claims Cuba ‘s First-Ever Shooting Gold at the London Games

If you’re going to win the first major championship of your career, might as well win it at the Olympics… That’s exactly what Leuris Pupo did at the 2012 Olympic Games on Friday. The 35-year-old Cuban shooter scored 34 shots in the final to...

Aug 3, 12 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Lochte Wins Two Medals to End His London Games With Five Medals

Lochte Wins Two Medals to End His London Games With Five Medals

It may not have been a golden night for Ryan Lochte… But he’ll still have plenty of reason to celebrate when he turns 28 on Friday. The 27-year-old half-Cuban American swimmer lost to rival Michael Phelps in the 200-meter individual medley on...

Aug 2, 12 • Olimpíadas3 Comments »
Chourraut Claims a Bronze in the Women's Kayak Slalom

Chourraut Claims a Bronze in the Women’s Kayak Slalom

Maialen Chourraut has given Spain its second Olympic medal in two days… The 29-year-old Spanish slalom canoer earned the bronze medal in the women’s kayak slalom Thursday at the 2012 Olympic Games. “This is the medal that I...

Aug 2, 12 • Olimpíadas1 Comment »
Aguiar Wins a Bronze in Women's Judo at the London Games

Aguiar Wins a Bronze in Women’s Judo at the London Games

Mayra Aguiar will be having a bronzetastic birthday at the 2012 Olympic Games. The Brazilian judoka, who turns 21 on Friday, beat Holland’s Marhinde Verkerk to claim the bronze medal in the 78 kg category in women’s judo at the London Games....

Aug 2, 12 • Olimpíadas1 Comment »
Román & Avitia Give Mexico Its First-Ever Olympic Medals in Archery

Román & Avitia Give Mexico Its First-Ever Olympic Medals in Archery

Despite being thisclose to winning a gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games, Aída Román has plenty of reason to be proud. The 24-year-old Mexican archer had to settle for silver in women’s individual archery at the London Games on Thursday after...

Aug 2, 12 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Limardo Ends Venezuela's Gold Medal Drought at the London Games

Limardo Ends Venezuela’s Gold Medal Drought at the London Games

Ruben Limardo is being hailed a hero in his home country after winning a fencing gold at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. In beating Norway’s Bartosz Piasecki 15-10 in the men’s individual epee title bout on Wedneday, the 27-year-old...

Aug 1, 12 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »