GAMES OF THE XXX OLYMPIAD, THE {2012 LONDON OLYMPICS}: DAY 3 {PART 2} (TV)

Summary

This program presents a portion of coverage of the 2012 summer Games of the XXX Olympiad from London. Highlights of this portion include coverage of the following events and topics: Anchor sports commentator Bob Costas presides throughout this portion and introduces various events and highlights: Sports commentators Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines cover the second heat of the of women's 100-meter breaststroke semifinals. Ruta Meilutyte (Lithuania) is in first place with a time of 1:05.21, Luliia Efimova (Russia) is in second place with a time of 1:06.57, Leisel Jones (Australia) is in third place with a time of 1:06.81, Rikke Pedersen (Denmark) is in fourth place with a time of 1:06.82, and Sarah Poewe (Germany) is in fifth place with a time of 1:07.74. Meilutyte, Rebecca Soni (USA), Efimova, Breeja Larson, Jones, Pedersen, Satomi Suzuki (Japan), and Alia Atkinson (Jamaica) advance to the finals. Costas covers the medal ceremony for the women's 100-meter butterfly. World record holder Dana Vollmer (USA) is seen receiving her gold medal. Hicks and Gaines cover the men's 100-meter breaststroke finals. Cameron van der Burgh (South Africa) wins the gold medal with a time of 58.46; Christian Sprenger (Australia) wins the silver medal with a time of 58.93; and Brendan Hansen (USA) wins the bronze medal with a time of 59.49. Sports commentator Andres Kremer interviews bronze medalist Hansen. Olympic gold medal swimmer Rebecca Adlington (Great Britain) is profiled. Hicks and Gaines cover the women's 400-meter freestyle swimming finals. Camille Muffat (France) wins the gold medal with a time of 4:01.45; Allison Schmitt (USA) wins the silver medal with a time of 4:01.77; and Rebecca Adlington (Great Britain) wins the bronze medal with a time of 4:03.01. Kremer interviews Schmitt after her silver medal victory. Sports commentators Al Trautwig, Tim Daggett, and Elfi Schlegel cover the women's gymnastics vault qualification, featuring Gabby Douglas (USA), McKayla Maroney (USA), and Jordyn Wieber (USA). Trautwig, Daggett, and Schlegel provide coverage of the women's gymnastics balance beam qualification round, featuring Rebecca Tunney (Great Britain). Former coach Bela Karolyi highlights the United States women's gymnastics team. Trautwig, Daggett, and Schlegel cover the women's gymnastics uneven bars qualification round, featuring Alexandra Raisman (USA), Wieber, Kyla Ross (USA), and Douglas. Trautwig, Daggett, and Schlegel cover the women's gymnastics floor exercise qualification round, featuring Elizabeth Tweddle (Great Britain). Hicks and Gaines cover the first heat of the men's 100-meter backstroke semifinals. Camille Lacourt (France) is in first place with a time of 53.03, Liam Tancock (Great Britain) is in second place with a time of 53.25, Feiyi Cheng (China) is in third place with a time of 53.50, and Arkady Vyatchanin (Russia) is in fifth place with a time of 53.79. Hicks and Gaines cover the second heat of the men's 100-meter backstroke semifinals. Matt Grevers (USA) is in first place with a time of 52.66, Ryosuke Irie (Japan) is in second place with a score of 53.29, Nick Thoman (USA) is in third place with a score of 53.47, Helge Meeuw (Germany) is in fourth place with a time of 53.52, and Hayden Stoeckel (Germany) is in fifth place with a time of 53.74. Hicks and Gaines cover the first heat of the women's 100-meter backstroke semifinals. Missy Franklin (USA) is in first place with a time of 59.12, Ava Terakawa (Japan) is in second place with a time of 59.34, Gemma Spofforth (Great Britain) is in third place with a time of 59.70, Yuanhui Fu (China) is in fourth place with a time of 59.82, and Simona Baumrtova (Czechoslovakia) is in fifth place with a time of 1:00.02. Hicks and Gaines cover the second heat of the women's 100-meter backstroke semifinals. Emily Seebohm (Australia) is in first place with a time of 58.39, Jing Zhao (China) is in second place with a time of 59.55, Anastasia Zueva (Russia) is in third place with a time of 59.68, Belinda Hocking (Australia) is in fourth place with a time of 59.79, and Julia Wilkinson (Canada) is in fifth place with a time of 59.91. A segment entitled "Top NBC London Moments" is presented by Chevrolet. Notable commercials and/or promos include the following: Jordyn Wieber for Procter & Gamble consumer goods; Lolo Jones for McDonald's restaurants; and Sanya Richards-Ross for BP oil company.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: July 29, 2012
  • RUNNING TIME: 01:36:46
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: 112927
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: African-American Collection - Sports
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CREDITS

    • Bob Costas … Anchor Sports Commentator
    • Tim Daggett … Sports Commentator
    • Rowdy Gaines … Sports Commentator
    • Dan Hicks … Sports Commentator
    • Al Trautwig … Sports Commentator
    • Andrea Kremer … Sports Commentator
    • Elfi Schlegel … Sports Commentator
    • Feiyi Cheng … Athlete
    • Matt Grevers … Athlete
    • Brendan Hansen … Athlete
    • Ryosuke Irie … Athlete
    • Camille LeCourt … Athlete
    • Helge Meeuw … Athlete
    • Christian Sprenger … Athlete
    • Hayden Stoeckel … Athlete
    • Liam Tancock … Athlete
    • Nick Thoman … Athlete
    • Arkady Vyatchanin … Athlete
    • Cameron van der Burgh … Athlete
    • Rebecca Adlington … Athlete
    • Alia Atkinson … Athlete
    • Sabine Baumrtova … Athlete
    • Gabby Douglas … Athlete
    • Yulia Efimova … Athlete
    • Missy Franklin … Athlete
    • Yuanhui Fu … Athlete
    • Belinda Hocking … Athlete
    • Leisel Jones … Athlete
    • McKayla Maroney … Athlete
    • Ruta Meilutyte … Athlete
    • Camille Muffat … Athlete
    • Rikke Pedersen … Athlete
    • Sarah Poewe … Athlete
    • Alexandra Raisman … Athlete
    • Kyla Ross … Athlete
    • Allison Schmitt … Athlete
    • Emily Seebohm … Athlete
    • Rebecca Soni … Athlete
    • Gemma Spofforth … Athlete
    • Satomi Suzuki … Athlete
    • Ava Terakawa … Athlete
    • Rebecca Tunney … Athlete
    • Elizabeth Tweddle … Athlete
    • Dana Vollmer … Athlete
    • Jordyn Wieber … Athlete
    • Julia Wilkinson … Athlete
    • Anstasia Zueva … Athlete
    • Jing Zhao … Athlete
    • Breeja Larson … Athlete
    • Bela Karolyi … Cameo
    • Lolo Jones … Talent, McDonald’s commercial
    • Sanya Richards-Ross … Talent, BP commercial
    • Jordyn Wieber … Talent, Procter & Gamble commercial