the 2012 summer olympics in london have been exciting to watch. i've been engrossed in many of the sports from day one. despite my contempt with american politics, a strong sense of patriotism seems to emerge at a time like this. although the games are not over, listed below are american gold medal winners to date:
boxing: claressa ahields.
cycling: kristin armstrong.
gymnastics: gabby douglass, aly raisman.
judo: kayla harrison.
rifle: jamie lynn gary.
skeet shooting/men: vincent hancock.
skeet shooting/women: kim rhode.
swimming/men: nathan adrian, ricky berens, tyler clary, conor dwyer, matt grevers, brendan hansen, ryan lochte, michael phelps.
swimming/women: missy franklin, katie ledecky, allison schmitt, rebecca soni, dana vollmer, shannon vreeland.
tennis/men: bob & mike bryan.
tennis/women: serena & venus williams.
track & field/men: aries merritt, christian taylor.
track & field/women: allyson felix, brittney reese, sanya richards-ross, jenifer suhr.
volleyball: misty may-treanor, kerry walsh-jennings.
women's gymnastics; women's rowing; wonmen's soccer; women's water polo.
- mark j. tuggle
- harlem, usa
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