GAMES OF THE XXX OLYMPIAD, THE {2012 LONDON OLYMPICS}: DAY 9 {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 Tom Hammond, Ato Boldon and Lewis Johnson provide coverage of the first heat of the men's 400m track and field hurdles semifinals: Felix Sanchez (Dominican Republic) is in first place with a time of 47.76 seconds, Jehue Gordon (Trinidad and Tobago) is in second place with a time of 47.96 seconds, Kerron Clement (USA) finishes third, and Dai Greene (Great Britain) finishes fourth.

In the second heat of the men's 400m hurdles semifinals, Javier Culson (Puerto Rico) is in first place with a time of 47.93 seconds, and Angelo Taylor (USA) in second place with a time of 47.95 seconds.

Hammond highlights the qualifiers for the men's 400m hurdles finals: Taylor (USA), Clement (USA), Michael Tinsley (USA), Sanchez (Dominican Republic), Culson (Puerto Rico), Gordon (Trinidad and Tobago), Greene (Great Britain), and Leford Green (South Africa).

A segment titled "Highlights from the London Games" is presented by Visa, and First Lady Michelle Obama is noted in attendance.

Hammond profiles Carmelita Jeter (USA) discussing a suspicion of doping, featuring coach John Smith.

Hammond, Boldon and Johnson provide cover the first heat of the women's 100m track and field semifinals: Jeter (USA) is in first place with a time of 10.83 seconds, and Veronica Campbell-Brown (Jamaica) is in second place with a time of 10.89 seconds.

Hammond, Boldon and Johnson cover the second heat of the women's 100m semifinals: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (Jamaica) is in first place with a time of 10.85 seconds, and Allyson Felix (USA) is in second place with a time of 10.94 seconds.

In the third heat of the women's 100m semifinals, Blessing Okabare (Nigeria) is in first place with a time of 10.92 seconds, and Tianna Madison (USA) is in second place with a time of 10.92 seconds.

Hammond highlights the runners advancing to the women's 100m finals, including Jeter (USA), Madison (USA), Felix (USA), Fraser-Pryce (Jamaica), Campbell-Brown (Jamaica), Okabare (Nigeria), Kelly-Ann Baptiste (Trinidad and Tobago), and Murielle Ahoure (Ivory Coast).

Sports commentator Dwight Stones recaps the long jump event after three rounds: Greg Rutherford (Great Britain) is in first place with a distance of 26' 11¼", Will Claye (USA) is in second place with a distance of 26' 5¼", Michel Torneus (Sweden) in third place with a distance of 26' 5¼", and Chris Tomlinson (Great Britain) in fourth place with a distance of 26' 5¼ ".

A segment titled "Moments of Happiness" is shown, presented by Coca-Cola.

Hammond profiles runner Sanya Richards-Ross (USA) and discusses the special necklace she wears at all of her major competitions.

Hammond, Boldon, and Johnson cover the first heat of the women's 400m semifinals: Richards-Ross (USA) is in first place with a time of 50.07 seconds, and Christine Ohuruogu (Great Britain) in second place with 50.22 seconds.

Johnson interviews Richards-Ross after her victory and discusses her efforts at keeping her first 200m consistent so that she can unleash in the second 200m portion.

Hammond, Boldon, and Johnson cover the third heat of the women's 400m semifinals: Amantle Montsho (Botswana is) in first place with a time of 50.15 seconds, and Francena McCorory (USA) in second place with a time of 50.19 seconds.

A segment entitled "Here's To Possibilities," presented by AT&T, is shown, featuring the women's beach volleyball quarterfinals.

Hammond highlights the runners advancing to the women's 400m finals: DeeDee Trotter (USA), Richards-Ross (USA), McCorory (USA), Antonina Krivoshapka (Russia), Novlene Williams-Mills (Jamaica), Montsho (Botswana), Ohuruogu (Great Britain), and Rosemarie Whyte (Jamaica).

Stones provides coverage of the fourth and final round in the men's long jump: Rutherford (Great Britain) wins the gold medal, Mitchell Watt (Australia) wins the silver medal, and Claye (USA) wins the bronze.

Sports commentators Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines provide coverage of the women's 4x100m medley relay, featuring Allison Schmitt (USA), Missy Franklin (USA), Rebecca Soni (USA), and Dana Vollmer (USA), Hicks notes that each team member has won her own individual swimming gold medal.

Hicks and Gaines cover the results of the women's 4x100m medley relay: USA wins the gold medal with the new world record time of 3:52.05, Australia wins the silver medal with a time of 3:54.02, and Japan wins the bronze medal with a time of 3:55.73.

Sports commentator Andrea Kremer interviews Franklin, Soni, Schmitt, and Vollmer after their 4x100m medley relay win.

Hammond profiles Fraser-Pryce (Jamaica), who is presently the fastest woman in the world, discussing her life in Jamaica as a young girl and her nickname of "Medusa."

Hammond covers the women's 100m track and field finals: Fraser-Pryce (Jamaica) wins the gold medal with a time of 10.75 seconds, Jeter (USA) wins the silver medal with a time of 10.78 seconds, and Campbell-Brown wins the bronze medal with a time of 10.81 seconds.

Johnson interviews Jeter (USA) after the race and discusses the blessings in her life.

A segment entitled "Top NBC London Moments" is presented by Chevrolet, featuring the men's 100m race.

Costas provides coverage of the medal ceremony for the women's 4x100 medley relay, noting that Franklin (USA) is the first woman to win four gold medals in a single Olympic Games since 1996.

Hicks and Gaines provide coverage of the men's 4x100 medley relay. Hicks notes that this will be the last Olympic race for Michael Phelps (USA); coach Bob Bowman is seen at the pool with Phelps.

Hicks and Gaines provide coverage of the men's 4x100 medley relay featuring Phelps (USA), Matt Grevers (USA), Brendan Hansen (USA), Nathan Adrian (USA).

Hicks notes that this race will be Phelps' fifty-first Olympic race: he will have swum 10,000 meters, totaling 198 lengths of the pool.

Notable commercials and/or promos include the following: Jessica Long for Coca-Cola; Ryan Lochte for AT&T; Rebecca Soni for Kellogg's; Deion Sanders for NFL Sunday Ticket; Eli Manning for DIRECTV; Robert Griffin III for Subway; Sarah Hammer for Procter & Gamble; Natalie Coughlin for Pantene Shampoo; Michael Phelps for Visa; Natalie Coughlin for TD Ameritrade.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: August 4, 2012
  • RUNNING TIME: 01:35:54
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: 112946
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Olympic Games, 2012, Summer, London
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CREDITS

    • Bob Costas … Anchor Sports Commentator
    • Ato Boldon … Sports Commentator
    • Rowdy Gaines … Sports Commentator
    • Tom Hammond … Sports Commentator
    • Dan Hicks … Sports Commentator
    • Lewis Johnson … Sports Commentator
    • Dwight Stones … Sports Commentator
    • Andrea Kremer … Sports Commentator
    • Michael Phelps … Athlete
    • Nathan Adrian … Athlete
    • Will Claye … Athlete
    • Kerron Clement … Athlete
    • Javier Culson … Athlete
    • Jehue Gordon … Athlete
    • Leford Green … Athlete
    • Dai Greene … Athlete
    • Matt Grevers … Athlete
    • Brendan Hansen … Athlete
    • Felix Sanchez … Athlete
    • Angelo Taylor … Athlete
    • Michael Tinsley … Athlete
    • Chris Tomlinson … Athlete
    • Michel Torneus … Athlete
    • Mitchell Watt … Athlete
    • Greg Rutherford … Athlete
    • Murielle Ahoure … Athlete
    • Kelly-Ann Baptiste … Athlete
    • Veronica Campbell-Brown … Athlete
    • Allyson Felix … Athlete
    • Missy Franklin … Athlete
    • Rebecca Soni … Athlete
    • Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce … Athlete
    • Carmelita Jeter … Athlete
    • Antonina Krivoshapka … Athlete
    • Tianna Madison … Athlete
    • Francena McCorory … Athlete
    • Amantle Montsho … Athlete
    • Christine Ohuruogu … Athlete
    • Blessing Okabare … Athlete
    • Sanya Richards-Ross … Athlete
    • Allison Schmitt … Athlete
    • DeeDee Trotter … Athlete
    • Dana Vollmer … Athlete
    • Rosemarie Whyte … Athlete
    • Novlene Williams-Mills … Athlete
    • John Smith … Coach
    • Bob Bowman … Coach
    • Michelle Obama … Cameo
    • Robert Griffin III … Talent, Subway Commercial
    • Ryan Lochte … Talent, AT&T Commercial
    • Michael Phelps … Talent, Visa Commercial
    • Eli Manning … Talent, DirecTV Commercial
    • Rebecca Soni … Talent, Kellogg's Commercial
    • Natalie Coughlin … Talent, TD Ameritrade Commercial, Pantene Commercial
    • Sarah Hammer … Talent, Procter & Gamble Commercial
    • Jessica Long … Talent, Coca-Cola Commercial
    • Deion Sanders … Talent, NFL Sunday Ticket Promo