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Sánchez Claims Mexico's Third Diving Medal at the London Games

Sánchez Claims Mexico’s Third Diving Medal at the London Games

The third time’s the charm for Laura Sánchez Soto… Competing in her third consecutive Olympics, the 26-year-old Mexican diver earned the bronze in the women’s diving 3m springboard final on Sunday at the 2012 Olympic Games. In what...

Aug 5, 12 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
del Potro Earns His First-Ever Olympic Medal at the London Games

del Potro Earns His First-Ever Olympic Medal at the London Games

Don’t cry for Juan Martin del Potro Argentina… Following a heartbreaking, hard-fought loss to world No. 1 Roger Federer in the semifinals, del Potro has claimed his first-ever Olympic medal. Del Potro, the world’s No. 9 ranked player, pulled...

Aug 5, 12 • Olimpíadas6 Comments »
Scheidt Earns Fifth Consecutive Olympic Medal at London Games

Scheidt Earns Fifth Consecutive Olympic Medal at London Games

There’s no denying Robert Scheidt is Brazil’s current all-star captain of the sea… The 39-year-old renowned sailor and his teammate Bruno Prada claimed the bronze medal on Sunday in the men’s sailing Star competition at the 2012 Olympic...

Aug 5, 12 • OlimpíadasNo Comments »
Barrondo Wins Guatemala's First-Ever Medal at the London Games

Barrondo Wins Guatemala’s First-Ever Medal at the London Games

He may have just missed winning a gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games, but Erick Barrondo’s name will still be forever etched in Guatemala’s history books. The 21-year-old Guatemalan racewalker finished second in the men’s 20km race...

Aug 4, 12 • Olimpíadas1 Comment »
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 »